In Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the Dickinson College faculty discipline a student for "hissing in the Chapel"

The Dickinson College faculty convened their weekly meeting in the afternoon.  Absences for the month were marked in the roll, a student was assessed ten penalty points for "hissing in the Chapel," another, James Smith Elliott, '64, was "put on the last stages of discipline," and Thanksgiving Day, three days later, was made free from study "after morning recitation."  Sixteen-year-old Smith did graduate and became a dentist. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Minutes of the Faculty of Dickinson College for November 26, 1860, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania 
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Education/Culture
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