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A. Boies letter to Zephaniah Swift Moore, 1823 March 22

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Title:
A. Boies letter to Zephaniah Swift Moore, 1823 March 22
Description:
A. Boies letter to Zephaniah Swift Moore in which Boies introduces John B. Vandyke (presumably John Brevoor Van Dyck) as a man of Charleston, South Carolina desiring to unite with Moore's Institution, the Collegiate Institution in Amherst, Massachusetts. Boies states that Van Dyck is a man of amiable character and that the Auxiliary Education Society of South Carolina will probably defray Van Dyck's expenses during his collegiate course. Boies also comments on the success of the Institution thus far and sends his kind regards to Mrs. Moore. A. Boies likely refers to Artemis Boies although his identity could not be confirmed.
Recipient:
Moore, Zephaniah Swift, 1770-1823
Date:
March 22, 1823
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Genre:
Letters of introduction
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 1 Folder 9 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Amherst College Early History Manuscripts and Pamphlets Collection
Subjects:
Correspondence
Admission
History
Collegiate Institution (Amherst, Mass.)
Amherst College
Moore, Zephaniah Swift, 1770-1823
Extent:
1 item (2 pages)
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Place of origin:
Charleston (S.C.)
Notes:
Amherst College was conceived out of the previously existing Amherst Academy and was founded in 1821 as the Collegiate Institution. From 1821-1825 the College was known primarily as the Collegiate Institution or the Amherst Institution. In 1825 the institution was granted charter by the Massachusetts State Legislature and was thereafter known as Amherst College.
Language:
English