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|Summary:||This document is a letter dated April 20, 1837, from Frederick A. Welcker at East Tennessee College (currently the University of Tennessee) to his brother Charles F. Welcker in Talladega, Alabama. Frederick talks about the school, his examination, and the rival social societies. He also discusses upcoming congressional elections and the candidates. Finally, he expresses shock at the news that their sister Catharine had recently gotten married.|