for another year. If you have an extra one of those invitations will you send it on here. Yr affec son H

New Haven Conn. June 6th 1880.

My Dear Father, You can hardly realize that there are only two more Sundays before this, my first college year closes. On the whole it has been rather a pleasant one, and on looking back upon it, I think one is apt to forget the disagreeable points and only recall those about which pleasing associations are gathered. Next year, the studies will be, I expect, much more difficult, but during this year, they have not been as easy as Link used to make out. Now at the eleventh hour

Link - apparent nickname for Thomas Lincoln Casey, Jr.