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Vassar Pinion

from Elizabeth Geiger, 7 May 1863:

Image
18813-Service File.jpg
Date
May 7, 1863
Abstract

Letter requesting catalogue, having read in newspaper that Matthew Vassar ""had given $200,000 for the praiseworthy purpose of founding a college for the education of women"

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