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Letter From Jeremiah Hall to John Alden, Jr.
A letter from Jeremiah Hall to John Alden Jr. notifying Alden that he has been "unanimously appointed Principal of the Kalamazoo [Literary] Institute" with a salary of $600 per year. Alden is asked to reply as to whether ...
Letter from H.L. Wayland to Board of Michigan Baptist State Convention
"Reports that during the past collegiate term he has continued to discharge his duties; as there are not at present any young men engaged in studies distinctively theological, his time has been given to...preparatory ...
Letter from Alpheus Harwood to T.Z.R. Jones
"Has notified Mr. Thompson twice that "the shingles must be forthcoming" to Jones; Thompson promises to "go with them [the shingles] as soon as he gets his wheat dragged in."" -From the Baptist Calendar
Letter from Joseph Merrill to J. A. B. Stone
Joseph Merrill writes that he has collected $10 for the institution at Kalamazoo, asks Stone to collect $11.00 due to [Merrill] and apply it on fund for the seminary. Merrill also makes note of local news, such as the ...
Legal Memorandum of Lease Agreement between Edmund Fish of Schoolcraft and William Taylor, E.A. Simmons, and W. H. Fox for the Cedar Park Female Seminary Grounds
[Taylor, Simmons, and Fox] Lease to Fish for the term of six years from and after August 16, 1851, two buildings located in Schoolcraft, one known as "the Boarding-house," and "the other next south," used as a barn. They ...
Letter from Jacob Allen to T.Z.R. Jones
Joseph Allen commends T.Z.R. Jones on the growth of the Theological Seminary and also discusses the Temperance Movement and the Maine Liquor Law. He also mentions the Baptist ministers Elder Wheeler and Rev. Benjamin Brierly.
Letter from Eber Carpenter to T.Z.R. Jones
Eber Carpenter writes to T.Z.R. Jones of his wife's death and his hopes that his son can study at the Institute. He is even willing to trade farm land for a house in Kalamazoo so that his son can live there and study.
Letter from Thomas W. Merrill to Samuel Cornelius
Thomas W. Merrill outlines his intentions for a Theological Scholarship of $1000 and also comments on the endowment to Samuel Cornelius, the agent in charge of subscriptions and endowment notes.
“Record of Scholarship and General Conduct” for the Kalamazoo Branch of the University [of Michigan]; Terms from May 1, 1838 to August 6, 1839
A record of students, their overall final grades in school (point system unknown), and a grade for "general conduct," spanning from the spring term of 1838 to the fall term of 1839.
Letter from W.S. Wilcox to J.A.B. Stone
A letter from W.S. Wilcox to J.A.B. Stone about how "The Rev T Z R Jones is at this place very Sick of the dysentery," but is concerned about a legacy being left to the Kalamazoo Branch of the University of Michigan. Wilcox ...