Jamaica plain Wednesday [After]noon 24h. Augt 1819
My Dear Cousin
I have just returned from Cambridge, where I was told <
by> by President Kirkland, that the priz is for in Elocution are to Commence at 1/2 past Nine oClock precisely instead of Eleven oClock as Mr G W Adams informed us yesterday.—I hope this alteration or any change in the Weather will not prevent your haviening the [. . .] on this occasion [with] your company < [. . .]> the [pleasure which] woud be ever gratefully felt by / your affectionate Son
Ward Nichs Boylston
MHi: Adams Papers.