Digital Commonwealth

Felicia Emerson letter to Elizabeth Fisher, 1846 July 17

Item Information

Title:
Felicia Emerson letter to Elizabeth Fisher, 1846 July 17
Description:
A letter to Elizabeth Fisher from Felicia Emerson describing the naming of Mount Norwottuck by the Amherst College senior class of 1946 and a July 4th picnic on the mountain. Edward Hitchcock is mentioned for his role in arranging the party, along with "Miss Lyon" and the "South Hadely ladies," as well as for his address to the assembly. Felicia Emerson also recounts her religious confirmation into the Christian Church.
Creator:
Emerson, Felicia
Recipient:
Fisher, Elizabeth
Date:
July 17, 1846
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 1 Folder 3 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Archives
Fourth of July celebrations
Names, Geographical
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Places:
MassachusettsHampshire (county)Hadley
Extent:
1 item (4 pages)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Public Domain: This material has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. While Amherst College Archives & Special Collections claims no rights or authority over this material, we do ask that any publication or use of this material cite the Archives & Special Collections at Amherst College as the source of the images and the repository where the original documents can be found.
Contact host institution for more information.
Place of origin:
Amherst (Mass.)
Language:
English