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Thomas Hopkins Webb to Isaac Tichenor Goodnow

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Creator: Webb, Thomas H. (Thomas Hopkins), 1801-1866

Date: July 21, 1858

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Coll. #357, Box 2 Folder 11

Unit ID: 3745

Abstract: 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 Massachusetts man, which was to support the college.

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Title (Main title): Thomas Hopkins Webb to Isaac Tichenor Goodnow

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Local Note: TKO Doc ID 102356