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Hoyt, Emma L. Letters, 1872

Date
1872
Abstract
1 letter from Hoyt to Mrs. Reed accompanied by a later letter from Susan Crampton to her friend Amy, concerning the discovery of Hoyt's letter. The Apr 1872 letter to Mrs. Reed discusses the historic election of a woman to Montpelier's school committee, meeting the famous author Gail Hamilton, and religious denominations. Hoyt then describes her room, roommates, and Matthew Vassar's bootjack souvenirs of the founding of Vassar. In the undated letter, Susan Crampton asks Amy to forward Hoyt's letter to a committee on Vassar's early days.
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1 item
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vassar:24432
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