IN NEW HAVEN. 137 such kind hospitable friends everywhere. Mr. Tana­ka sends his kindest regards to all, and also much thanks for your hospitality. May 2d. I am in a great hurry and can scarcely think of what I am writing you, being so tired of visiting so many schools, and also horrified with the idea of my going to visit so many more places. Mr. Northrop is a most hasty gentlemen I very seldom meet. He crowd up a great deal within a short space of time. You may be interested to know how much we have seen during our brief stay in New Haven. Monday we visited Yale College, Cabinets, History and Art Gallery, and Sheffield Scientific School. T~esday we visited Deaf and Dumb Asylum, one high school, Brown School, Insane Asylum in Hart­ford, one normal school in New Britain and State Reform School, and silver and gold plating factory in Meriden. Wednesday we were guests to the inaugu­ration ceremony of the new governor of the State, riding in an open carriage nearly four hours. To-day we visited three public schools in this city. It has been pretty hard pull since we came here. Mr. Northrop is such a busy man and would not give us time to think. Though we have planned to leave New Haven for New York this afternoon, we are still detained by Mrs. Porter. She has been so anxious that we should take some rest before we go, and has persuaded us to remain here one day more. So I can have this afternoon for myself quietly and feel thank­fill to her for detaining us one day longer. President Porter is making a list of books for me which may be useful for my future labor, and has given us letters of introduction on prominent English gentlemen. Since we were invited to your house we have found