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Roswell Dwight Hitchcock letter to Edward Hitchcock, 1845 November 30

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Title:
Roswell Dwight Hitchcock letter to Edward Hitchcock, 1845 November 30
Description:
Roswell D. Hitchcock letter to Amherst College President Edward Hitchcock in which Roswell writes to ask Edward to reconsider declining to preach the sermon Roswell had asked him to give on the 19th. He asks him to dispose of his engagements at the College so that he can be there on the 19th, elaborates on his feelings in this regard, and then goes on to write regarding the 27th. He states that he is sorry that Thanksgiving week is the same as with Edward and so a council could not be assembled either on that day or the day before. He closes by expressing his respect and affection towards Edward.
Creator:
Hitchcock, Roswell D. (Roswell Dwight), 1817-1887
Recipient:
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Date:
November 30, 1845
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 6 Folder 9 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Amherst College Early History Collection
Subjects:
Correspondence
History
Amherst College
Hitchcock, Roswell D. (Roswell Dwight), 1817-1887
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Extent:
1 item (4 pages) ; 26 x 20 cm
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Place of origin:
Exeter (N.H.)
Language:
English