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"Though the College is far from completion within, there are rooms enough prepared for all college purposes...Rev. Fr. Damen is President of the College. Fr. Verdin, Vice Pres. [sic] and Prefect of Studies. We begin with 4 classes...The number of students is: 26 Classical Course, 9 Commercial, 2 Preparatory."
—St. Ignatius College Vice President's Diary, Sept. 5, 1870

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