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Letter from Gilbert R. McCoy

September 10, 1835 Antebellum (1820-1861)

Letter from Gilbert R. McCoy (class of 1837) to Gilbert R. Fox (class of 1835), describing a student-led attack against an abolitionist.

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Princeton University Library Chronicle 25 (Spring 1964): 231-235

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http://libweb5.princeton.edu/visual_materials/pulc/index.html

Format PDF Original Format The original letter is lost.
Transcription
Princeton, September 1835. Dear Rod I received your letter of the 5th of August last Monday but have been hindered from answering it until now on account of having two letters to write, one home, and the other to Sally Benezet. We have some little news here that will be
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