Nathan Lord, Hanover [NH], to Rev. Jacob Cummings, Stratham, New Hampshire, 1831 May 17, LetterManuscript Mss 831317.1

Collection Overview

Title:

Nathan Lord, Hanover [NH], to Rev. Jacob Cummings, Stratham, New Hampshire, 1831 May 17, Letter

Call Number:

Manuscript Mss 831317.1

Collection Dates:

1831 May 17

Size of Collection:

3 p.; 26 x 21 cm., folded to 9 x 13 cm.

Abstract:

Corrects Cummings' impressions of [Daniel] Clark, members, Dartmouth Class of 1834, and later a judge and U.S. senator from New Hampshire. Lord describes Clark being caught at Holton House, a local brothel, consorting with prostitutes. Lord notes that Clark encouraged other students to participate and discusses his contraction of a venereal disease. He also describes the punishment of Clark and the other students.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

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