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Benjamin Silliman letter to Edward Hitchcock, 1828 August 8

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Title:
Benjamin Silliman letter to Edward Hitchcock, 1828 August 8
Description:
A letter to Edward Hitchcock in which Benjamin Silliman discusses an upcoming visit to Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and urges Hitchcock to join him. Silliman also mentions the travels of some colleagues, and discusses the results of an incident at Yale College. The letter was written in the blank spaces of a printed document addressing a recent incident at Yale College in which students were dissatisfied with their board.
Creator:
Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864
Recipient:
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Date:
August 8, 1828
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 3 Folder 39 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Correspondence
Geologists
Student housing
Yale College (1718-1887)
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864
1800-1899
Places:
United States
Extent:
1 item (4 pages)
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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:
New Haven (Conn.)
Notes (object):
The first and fourth pages contain statements issued by Yale College. The bottom half of the first page and the entire second page contain the letter. The third page contains Hitchcock's address information.
Language:
English