The Resource [Letter to] Br Phelps

[Letter to] Br Phelps

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[Letter to] Br Phelps
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[Letter to] Br Phelps
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eng
Summary
In this letter to Amos A. Phelps, George Jeffrey Tillotson tells Phelps that he is "very pleasantly settled" in Brooklyn, Connecticut. He discusses the towns efforts to find a new school teacher and an execution scheduled for August where he will act as the "high sheriff to preach to t[he] assembled multitude." Tillotson also tells Phelps news about a number of college friends and where they are preaching
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Amos A. Phelps Correspondence (1821-1847) (Boston Public Library)
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1805-1888
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Tillotson, George Jeffrey
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no index present
Literary form
letters
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1805-1847
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Phelps, Amos A.
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  • Phelps, Amos A.
  • Tillotson, George Jeffrey
  • Abolitionists
  • Christianity
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[Letter to] Br Phelps
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  • Holograph, signed
  • Title devised by cataloger
  • On verso, the delivery address is "Rev. Amos A. Phelps, Hopkinton, Mass." It was postmarked "Windham, Ct. July 22."
  • Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) manuscript composed in black ink on white paper. Above the salutation, the number "65" is written in pencil. On the last page, a small hole extends from the fore edge of the page for about 1.5 cm. Also on the last page, a red seal is covered by a small scrap of paper that was torn off from the opposite end of the page, showing how the letter was sealed
Extent
1 online resource (1 leaf (4 pages))
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
Label
[Letter to] Br Phelps
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Production
Note
  • Holograph, signed
  • Title devised by cataloger
  • On verso, the delivery address is "Rev. Amos A. Phelps, Hopkinton, Mass." It was postmarked "Windham, Ct. July 22."
  • Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) manuscript composed in black ink on white paper. Above the salutation, the number "65" is written in pencil. On the last page, a small hole extends from the fore edge of the page for about 1.5 cm. Also on the last page, a red seal is covered by a small scrap of paper that was torn off from the opposite end of the page, showing how the letter was sealed
Extent
1 online resource (1 leaf (4 pages))
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote

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