Carlisle (PA) Herald, “Commencement Exercises,” July 14, 1858

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“Commencement Exercises,” Carlisle (PA) Herald, July 14, 1858, p. 2.
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Carlisle Herald
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Commencement Exercises
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Don Sailer, Dickinson College
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The following text is presented here in complete form, as it originally appeared in print. Spelling and typographical errors have been preserved as in the original.

COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES – We have devoted a large portion of our paper this week to a report of the exercises [illegible] to the annual commencement of the College. – For this, we offer no apology, confidently believing that every native of Cumberland county, at home or abroad, will feel a just pride in the prosperity of “old Mother Dickinson,” and rejoice to know that after a period of three quarters of a century, she is still annually sending forth, scores of educated young men to take their [illegible] in the various avenues of life. The graduating class of 1858, is second to none that ever left the halls of Dickinson in their public exercises, they evinced a high order of talent, and exhibited [illegible] of which the Faculty may be justly proud in their social intercourse, they have displayed the characteristics of gentlemen, and they carry with them the best wishes of our citizens for their future success in life.

The College is so closely identified with the town, that their interests are mutual, and we conceive it to be the duty as we hope it is the [illegible] every one to sustain it.

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