1873 Dean Academy Valedictory Address

This is the 1873 Valedictory Address for Dean Academy in Franklin, MA (now known as Dean College). It was delivered on June 25, 1873 by Louisa M. Sears of East Dennis, MA. This copy of the address was hand written by Louisa in a journal also containing her mother’s journal of […]

The Essays of Louisa M. Sears

These three handwritten essays by Louisa M. Sears appear after her mother’s journal of an 1852 voyage by sea. They are undated but presumably were written sometime in the late 1860s or early 1870s. After these three essays, Louisa handwrites her Valedictory Address for Dean Academy which she delivered in […]