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19th century letters

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Identifier: yhm-arc-2020-001

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Letters from people at Hamilton College, 1823 to 1861

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Purchased by Christian Goodwillie

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  • Creation: 1823 - 1861


1. To Alonzo A. Blodgett Esq., Cortlandville, Cortland Co., from Augustus Galestin Gould (class of 1848), March 27, 1848. 1 sheet folded, 4 pages, stampless 2. To Mr. Edward North (class of 1841), Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, from Cotton Mather Kendrick (class of 1842), November 28, 1839 3. To Captain James Hague, Hackensack, Bergen Co., New Jersey, from son John B. Hague (class of 1832), July 7, 1831 4. To Miss Mary F. Dexter, Whitesboro, NY, from Edward North (class of 1841), April 15, 1843 5. To Mr. William M. Whitaker, Woonsocket, RI, from friend E.M.G. (or J.), January 22, 1846 6. To Mr. C. C. Bayley, Manlius, NY, from HC President Simeon North, November 18, 1839 7. To Mrs. Record, Principal of the Ladies’ Seminary, Geneva, from Mary Ann Strong at Clinton Female Seminary, June 25, 1830 8. To Mr. Garrit Pritchard, Solon, Cortland Co., New York, from son Albert L. Pritchard (class of 1838), October 20, 1836 9. To William M. Whitehead , Madison University, Hamilton, NY, from Simeon B. Chase (class of 1850), November 22, 1849 10. To Peter B. Porter Junior Esq., Buffalo, from Hamilton College Treasurer Benjamin W. Dwight, March 10, 1836 11. To Minnie, from cousin Benjamin W. Johnson (class of 1865), November 27, 1861 (re. Thanksgiving, girls in Clinton, war work, death of acquaintance, walking 1.5 miles before breakfast) 12. Mr. Henry A. Clark, Sidney Plains, Delaware Co., New York, from Robert W. Smith (class of 1836), July 20, 1834 13. To Mr. Reuben North, Jr., Berlin Connecticut, from brother E. North (class of 1841), October 31, 1839. 1 sheet folded, 4 pages, stampless