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(Dartmouth College and the War of 1812)

Auction:
2300
Lot:
102
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$2,938$2,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2300
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

(Dartmouth College and the War of 1812), Wheelock, John, autograph letter signed, October 31st, 1814, as President of Dartmouth College, to William Chamberlin, concerning the admission status of some candidates and reflecting on the current state, "I lament with you and every good man, the deplorable state of disgrace and distress to which our country is reduced by an infamous war...with a Jacobinical mob in Congress... ," (some minor separation along folds, top edge ragged, minor losses).
Estimate $500-1,000

Keywords

Dartmouth College, William Chamberlin, President , Congress, ECAC Hockey, Ivy League, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, United States

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