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Eden Burroughs Letter, 1777 January 23Manuscript Mss 777126

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Eden Burroughs Letter, 1777 January 23

Call Number:

Manuscript Mss 777126

Collection Dates:

1777 January 23

Size of Collection:

1 leaf; 18 cm.


Letter to Eleazar Wheelock concerning Burroughs' fear of visiting Wheelock's house in Hanover, NH due to the potential of contracting smallpox. A small epidemic of the disease was affecting students at Dartmouth College.

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