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Letter about Joseph R. Dixon, Hamilton College Class of 1837, dated 21 April 1842

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Identifier: yhm-arc-2015-010

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Letter from S. Manning to William Jessup in Montrose, PA, dated Gilbertsville, 21 April, 1842, about Joseph R. Dixon, recommending him for a position in charge of an unspecified Academy. ALS, stampless cover, 1 sheet folded, text on first leaf, address on last, remains of wax seal. William Jessup had an honorary degree from Hamilton College (1848). Samuel Manning was a member of the Hamilton College class of 1821 (but graduated from Union in 1821). Joseph Raymond Dixon graduated from Hamilton College in 1837; he became the first principal of Cortlandville Academy in 1843.

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  • Creation: 1842-04-21