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Richard Salter Storrs, Jr. letter to William Augustus Stearns?, 1864 February 29

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Title:
Richard Salter Storrs, Jr. letter to William Augustus Stearns?, 1864 February 29
Description:
A letter in which Richard Salter Storrs, Jr. explains his inability to attend the funeral of Edward Hitchcock.
Creator:
Storrs, Richard S. (Richard Salter), 1821-1900
Recipient:
Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
Contributor:
Amherst College. Class of 1839. Storrs
Date:
February 29, 1864
Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 2 Folder 10 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Death and burial
Correspondence
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Stearns, William A. (William Augustus), 1805-1876
Extent:
1 item (1 page)
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.
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Place of origin:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Notes:
The letter is signed, "R. S. Storrs Jr." It has been inferred that this refers to Richard Salter Storrs, Jr. No indication of the identity of the recipient is present on the letter. It has been inferred that the recipient was William Augustus Stearns.
Language:
English