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Albert David Hager letter to William Augustus Stearns, 1864 March 1

Item Information

Title:
Albert David Hager letter to William Augustus Stearns, 1864 March 1
Description:
A letter in which Albert David Hager explains his inability to attend the funeral of Edward Hitchcock and expresses his sympathies to Hitchcock's family as well as the faculty of Amherst College for their loss.
Creator:
Hager, Albert D. (Albert David), 1817-1888
Recipient:
Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
Date:
March 1, 1864
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 2 Folder 10 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Death and burial
Correspondence
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
Extent:
1 item (2 pages)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Public Domain: This material has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. While Amherst College Archives & Special Collections claims no rights or authority over this material, we do ask that any publication or use of this material cite the Archives & Special Collections at Amherst College as the source of the images and the repository where the original documents can be found.
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Place of origin:
Proctorsville (Vt.)
Notes:
The letter is signed, "A. D. Hager." It has been inferred that this refers to Albert David Hager. The letter is written on stationary for the State of Vermont's State Cabinet of Natural History and Geology.
Language:
English