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Atkinson, Samuel, Jr.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Webster letter

Webster Mss 844423
Identifier: Mss 844423
Overview In English.

Samuel Atkinson, Jr. Letter

Mss 811576
Identifier: Mss 811576
Overview Samuel Atkinson, Jr. of Hopkinton, NH writes to Jacob Atkinson (a non-graduate of Dartmouth College, class of 1813) at Brown University. The letter concerns, in part, an event at Dartmouth College in which a cannon was stolen and fired at a wall that had been erected inside Dartmouth Hall. The explosion caused damage to the college building and resulted in the expulsion of involved students.