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Alpheus Hardy and Henry Edwards letter to unidentified recipient, 1863 June 1

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Title:
Alpheus Hardy and Henry Edwards letter to unidentified recipient, 1863 June 1
Description:
Alpheus Hardy and Henry Edwards letter to an unknown recipient in which they write on behalf of the Trustees of Amherst College and ask the recipient for financial aid. Hardy and Edwards explain that an individual has offered Amherst College twenty thousand dollars on the condition that a like sum be raised for the purpose of placing the Scientific Department of the College on a complete and thorough basis. They explain what sums have been raised and what is still needed by July 1, asking the recipient to aid them to secure the sum in time.
Creator:
Hardy, Aplpheus, 1815-1887
Creator:
Edwards, Henry, 1798-1885
Creator:
Amherst College. Board of Trustees
Date:
June 1, 1863
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 6 Folder 5 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Amherst College Early History Collection
Subjects:
Correspondence
Finance
History
Educational fund raising
Amherst College. Board of Trustees
Amherst College
Hardy, Aplpheus, 1815-1887
Edwards, Henry, 1798-1885
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Amherst
Extent:
1 item (1 page) ; 25 x 20 cm
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Place of origin:
Boston (Mass.)
Language:
English