Daniel Dana letter, 1847-06-02, 1848-12-18 Rauner Manuscript Mss 847352

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Daniel Dana letter

Call Number:

Rauner Manuscript Mss 847352

Collection Dates:

1847-06-02, 1848-12-18

Size of Collection:

1 leaf, two letters glued together., 23 cm.


Letter from former Dartmouth College President Daniel Dana, dated 02 Jun 1847 at Andover, MA, to the college Board of Trustees objecting to the proposed appointment of a Professor Park as Chair of Christian Theology due to his views on original sin. Attached is a December 1848 letter from Dartmouth President Bennet Tyler discussing the establishment of an endowed chair at the college.

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