1888 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY THE NOTED PRESIDENT OF TALLADEGA COLLEGE AND THE FATHER OF THE FATHER OF RADIO

By: HENRY S. DeFOREST

Price: $1,355.99

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Book Condition: Good+


On offer is an original, interesting manuscript letter handwritten by H. S. DeForest, noted president of Talladega College in Talladega Alabama, Alabama's oldest private historically black college. The two page letter dated Jan. 5, 1888 on letterhead is addressed to Rowland Mather of Hartford, [he of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions we believe] with some significant school related content. Here are some snippets: "We are very full, and never before have had as many day or boarding pupils. Last year we enlarged the School House, where our lower grades are taught, putting in also a good room for the sewing department." "Aid granted to students who work and earn it, does not lessen self-reliance, or dev[e]lop the 'big-head.'" With small obit affixed lower back page. Creases, stains, else G+.

Title: 1888 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY THE NOTED PRESIDENT OF TALLADEGA COLLEGE AND THE FATHER OF THE FATHER OF RADIO

Author Name: HENRY S. DeFOREST

Categories: Books and Manuscripts General Overview, 19th Century Manuscript, 19th Century Ephemera,

Publisher: TALLADEGA, ALABAMA, 1888

Book Condition: Good+

Type: Manuscript

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 0002443

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