Lucius W. Chapman journal
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This collection is made up of 16 letters that Stanton A. Mason wrote to his parents, Sterne A. and Nancy Sage Mason of Windsor, New York, while attending the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, in the early 1870s. He wrote about many aspects of life at the academy, including camping trips, drills, academics, and his finances. He occasionally mentioned his demerits, class standing, examinations, and courses. Instructor Peter S. Michie wrote a letter to Sterne A. Mason regarding Stanton's admission to the academy. See the Detailed Box and Folder listing for more information about each item.