Samuel Atkinson, Jr. Letter, 1811 October 26Manuscript Mss 811576

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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.

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Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

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