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  Letter, Isaac T. Goodnow to William Claflin, Esq.
Author: Goodnow, Isaac T., 1814-1894
Date: June 16, 1859

Isaac T. Goodnow, traveling in New England, wrote to William Claflin. Goodnow told Claflin that he and Joseph Denison wished to honor him by naming their first building at Bluemont Central College "Claflin Hall". He promoted the College as to become the Harvard College of Central Kansas, and emphasized that Claflin would get more for his money investing in a "rising state" than he would in an older state.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Collection, #357, Box 2 Folder 6
Item Number: 102390              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Bluemont Central College; Business enterprises; Claflin, William; Denison, Joseph; Goodnow, Isaac T., 1814-1894; School buildings; Universities and colleges

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