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T. M. Eddy to the Officers of _____ R.R.

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Creator: Eddy, T.M.

Date: July 2, 1858

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Coll. #357 Box 1 Folder 51

Unit ID: 3744

Abstract: 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.

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Title (Main title): T. M. Eddy to the Officers of _____ R.R.


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