This letter entreats the Bishop not to allow the Ursuline Community to depart from Boston. The letter is a long presentation of the value of the type of education offered by the Ursulines. The refutation of charges brought by Protestants against the Sisters.
Sister Superior Benedict is from the Ursuline Convent in Quebec Canada. She writes an account of the order of exercises in the school. The letter speaks of a visit to the school by members of Parliament and a description of the program of entertainment for the event as published in the newspapers.