Henry Martyn Dexter correspondence
This collection contains letters to Horace James, dating from 1843-1845 and 1852-1857.
- 1843-1845, 1852-1857
- Dexter, Henry Martyn, 1821-1890 (Person)
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Biography of Henry Martyn Dexter
Dexter and James were close friends from before Dexter's student days at Andover Theological Seminary. The friendship continued as both became prominent in the Congregationalist Church. They were also active abolitionists and interested in the development of the emigrant movement to Kansas Territory.
For biographical data on Henry Martyn Dexter see Dictionary of American Biography. v al. v. Horace James (1818-1875) was an active abolitionist, later Superintendent of Negro Affairs in North Carolina, ca. 1864.
1 folder (15 items)
RH MS P18
- Guide to the Henry Martyn Dexter Collection
- Henry Martyn Dexter correspondence
- lgg 1972; mg 2004
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Henry Martyn Dexter Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P18, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas