John Wheelock, Dartmouth College, [Hanover, NH] to Lt. Governor William Chamberlin, Peacham, [VT], 1814 Oct 31, LetterManuscript Mss 814581

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Title:

John Wheelock, Dartmouth College, [Hanover, NH] to Lt. Governor William Chamberlin, Peacham, [VT], 1814 Oct 31, Letter

Call Number:

Manuscript Mss 814581

Collection Dates:

1814 Oct 31

Size of Collection:

1 p.; 31 x 38 cm. folded to 9 x 15 cm.

Abstract:

Holograph letter, signed, from the president of Dartmouth College to the lieutenant governor of Vermont, written on the eve of the Hartford Convention. Wheelock opposes involvement in the war, expressing disdain for the president and congress, and hopes that Vermont will join with other northern states in opposition. He also accepts Chamberlin's son, William, into the class of 1818 and reluctantly approves both sons' absence during the term.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

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Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

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