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Samuel N. Simpson letter

Call Number: RH VLT MS P16

A letter from S.N. (Samuel Newell) Simpson of Lawrence, Kansas to John Brown in Boston Massachusetts dated November 18, 1859, two weeks before Brown’s execution. Simpson sent a circular about the establishment of Monumental College in Kansas and a letter of explanation. The circular is the first edition, and second known copy of the solicitation for funds to establish a college in Kansas.

Dates: 1859

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  • Names: Brown, John, 1800-1859 X
  • Names: Simpson, Samuel Newell, 1826-1915. X