Skip to main content

Rauner Special Collections Library6065 Webster Hall, Hanover, NH 03755-3519 USATelephone: 603-646-0538, Fax: 603-646-0447Rauner.Reference@dartmouth.edu

Samuel Atkinson, Jr. Letter, 1811 October 26

Manuscript Mss 811576

Collection Overview

Title:

Samuel Atkinson, Jr. Letter, 1811 October 26

Call Number:

Manuscript Mss 811576

Collection Dates:

1811 October 26

Size of Collection:

1 leaf; 25 cm.

Abstract:

Samuel Atkinson, Jr. of Hopkinton, NH writes to Jacob Atkinson (a non-graduate of Dartmouth College, class of 1813) at Brown University. The letter concerns, in part, an event at Dartmouth College in which a cannon was stolen and fired at a wall that had been erected inside Dartmouth Hall. The explosion caused damage to the college building and resulted in the expulsion of involved students.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.