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Letter from unidentified correspondent to Mary Hitchcock, 1847 November

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Title:
Letter from unidentified correspondent to Mary Hitchcock, 1847 November
Description:
A letter from a Mr. Harrison(?) (whose first name is illegible) to Mary Hitchcock. The sender writes from Andover Theological Seminary, writing mostly about the suicide of Mr. Bennett (the Reverend Joseph Bennett) and its terrible impact on his children, Joseph and Mary Bennett. He also discusses Mary's sister Kate (Catharine), asking Mary to make up with Kate for him, as he has apparently offended her in some way. He also describes his rooms at the seminary and discusses religious subjects.
Recipient:
Hitchcock, Mary, 1824-1899
Date:
November 19, 1847–November 25, 1847
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 26A Folder 46 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Correspondence
Christianity
Suicide
Death and burial
Hitchcock, Mary, 1824-1899
Bennett, Joseph, 1798-1847
Extent:
1 item (6 pages)
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Place of origin:
Andover (Mass.)