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Artemas Dean letter to William Augustus Stearns, 1864 March 1

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Title:
Artemas Dean letter to William Augustus Stearns, 1864 March 1
Description:
A letter in which Artemas Dean explains his inability to attend the funeral of Edward Hitchcock. Dean also recalls his relationship with Hitchcock at Amherst College and discusses how fortunate Hitchock is to now be called by God.
Creator:
Dean, Artemas
Recipient:
Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
Contributor:
Amherst College. Class of 1842. Dean
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 (4 pages)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Place of origin:
Greenfield (Mass.)
Notes:
The letter is signed, "A. Dean." It has been inferred that this refers to Artemas Dean
Language:
English