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Amherst College

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Title:
Amherst College
Description:
A pamphlet of information relating to Amherst College and the petition to the Massachusetts Legislature made by the Trustees of Amherst Academy requesting charter for the College. Background on the debate in the legislature and statements and statistics in favor of granting charter are included. Among the contributors of the included content are state legislator Sherman Leland, college treasurer John Leland, and state legislator Daniel Davis. Other persons mentioned in the pamphlet include Zephaniah Swift Moore, Adam Johnson, the Overseers of the Charity Fund, the Trustees of Amherst Academy, and College faculty members. Also included are statistics relating to other New England colleges.
Creator:
Collegiate Institution (Amherst, Mass.)
Printer:
Crocker & Brewster
Date:
January 1824
Format:
Documents
Genre:
Pamphlets
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 3 Folder 8 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Amherst College Early History Collection
Subjects:
Charters
Funds and scholarships
Finance
History
Universities and colleges
Amherst College
Collegiate Institution (Amherst, Mass.)
Charity Fund (Amherst, Mass.)
Places:
New England
Extent:
1 item (15 pages) ; 24 cm
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Public Domain Mark 1.0
Contact host institution for more information.
Place of origin:
Boston (Mass.)
Language:
English