Letter from Benjamin Franklin Farnsworth of Hanover, New Hampshire to Samuel Farnsworth of Brighton, Maine in which he lists the Sophomore Quarter-day appointments and notes that some of the students have become intoxicated, which is not condoned by the Relisiosi.
Letter from Dr. S. Farnsworth to Rev. Roswell Shurtleff, thanking him for his interest in Farnsworth's son Benjamin and begging him to influence the boy to have outside interests, exercise and not devote all his time to religion.
Two-page letter from Samuel Farnsworth to his sons Samuel and Benjamin Franklin Farnsworth, discussing the possibilities open for teaching positions for the winter, and plans for Samuel to begin the study of medicine under Dr. Perkins if approved bt Dr. Smith.
Two-page letter from Samuel Farnsworth in Bridgton, Maine to his sons Benjamin Franklin Farnsworth and Samuel Farnsworth, instructing them to seek medical advice for Benjamin Franklin from Dr. Smith, relates local and family news.
Letter from Samuel Farnsworth of Bridgton, Maine to Samuel Farnsworth, informing him that he is concerned with the expected landing of the British in Portland, sending for Benjamin Franklin (1793-1851), to return home and urges samuel to resist enlistment.