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  Letter, T. M. Eddy to the Officers of _____ R.R.
Author: Eddy, T.M.
Date: July 2, 1858

This letter written by T. M. Eddy, is an example of many letters of introduction written on the behalf of Isaac Goodnow. Goodnow, recently emigrated to Kansas Territory, was traveling extensively in the East in order to raise money for the construction of a new college in Manhattan. He succeeded in founding Bluemont College, which was a precursor to Kansas State University. Letters like these would have increased Goodnow's credibility when meeting new potential investors.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Collection, #357, Box 1 Folder 51
Item Number: 102355              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Bluemont Central College; Business enterprises; Goodnow, Isaac T., 1814-1894; Travel; Universities and colleges
 
 

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