Letter from George Jeffrey Tillotson, Brooklyn, [Conn.], to Amos Augustus Phelps, 1831 July 21st
In this letter to Amos A. Phelps, George Jeffrey Tillotson tells Phelps that he is "very pleasantly settled" in Brooklyn, Connecticut. He discusses the towns efforts to find a new school teacher and an execution scheduled for August where he will act as the "high sheriff to preach to t[he] assembled multitude." Tillotson also tells Phelps news about a number of college friends and where they are preaching.
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On verso, the delivery address is "Rev. Amos A. Phelps, Hopkinton, Mass." It was postmarked "Windham, Ct. July 22."
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) manuscript composed in black ink on white paper. Above the salutation, the number "65" is written in pencil. On the last page, a small hole extends from the fore edge of the page for about 1.5 cm. Also on the last page, a red seal is covered by a small scrap of paper that was torn off from the opposite end of the page, showing how the letter was sealed.