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  Letter, John Pipher to J. J. Davis & Dr. Valtier
Author: Pipher, John
Date: April 20, 1859

John Pipher, writing from Manhattan, Kansas Territory, composed this letter to J.J. Davis and a Dr. Valtier, expressing his own enthusiasm for the creation of Bluemont Central College, hoping to elicit their support as well. Pipher anticipated that the College would attract "men of families and of wealth" to the area, which would stimulate growth and trade enough so that the College would pay for itself within one year.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Collection, #357, Box 2 Folder 4
Item Number: 102372              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Bluemont Central College; Business enterprises; Manhattan, Kansas Territory; Pipher, John; Real estate investment; Riley County, Kansas Territory; Town development; Universities and colleges

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