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  Letter, Thomas H. Webb to Dear Sir [Isaac Goodnow]
Author: Webb, Thomas H. (Hopkins), 1801-1866
Date: July 21, 1858

Thomas Webb, Secretary of the New England Emigrant Aid Company, wrote to Isaac Goodnow, indicating his overwhelming approval for the creation of a college in Manhattan, Kansas Territory, not knowing of a "more beautiful and eligible spot than the one selected." Webb communicated his pride in the fact that a Free State supporter would be the one to initiate such a project, and told Goodnow he had recently received a $12,000 donation from a Massachussetts man, which was to support the college.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Collection, #357, Box 1 Folder 51
Item Number: 102356              Number of images: 4
Keywords: Bluemont Central College; Business enterprises; Free state supporters; Goodnow, Isaac T., 1814-1894; Landscape; Manhattan, Kansas Territory; New England Emigrant Aid Company; Universities and colleges; Webb, Thomas H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1801-1866
 
 

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