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    • Letter from N.P. Barlow to Committee on Ministerial Education 

      Barlow, N.P. (1859-11-02)
      Nathan Pratt Barlow reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his first term at the College. The Convention has not sent him any money, but ...
    • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

      Boynton, B.J. (1860-11-08)
      Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his seventh term at the College. Not only has the Convention not sent him any ...
    • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

      Boynton, B.J. (1860-06-01)
      Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his seventh term at the college. The Convention has resumed its generous funding ...
    • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

      Boynton, B.J. (1860-04-04)
      Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his sixth term at the College. He received a smaller amount than usual from ...
    • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

      Boynton, B.J. (1860-01-09)
      Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his fifth term at the College. He received nothing from the Convention, nothing ...
    • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

      Boynton, B.J. (1859-11-01)
      Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his fourth term at the College. The Convention has not sent him any more money, ...
    • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

      Boynton, B.J. (1859-05-06)
      Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation at the conclusion of his first year at the College, totaling thirty weeks over three ...
    • Letter from B.J. Boynton to Committee on Ministerial Education 

      Boynton, B.J. (1859-01-25)
      Boardman J. Boynton reports to the Committee on Ministerial Education of the Michigan Baptist State Convention on his financial situation after his first twenty weeks at the College. Despite receiving decent sums from the ...
    • Letter from Abram Wisner to T.Z.R. Jones 

      Wisner, Abram (1859-12)
      Abram Wisner writes to T.Z.R. Jones to inform him that he cannot pay interest on his scholarship since he has to pay for treating his “blind daughters eyes” in Philadelphia. He regrets purchasing the scholarship in the ...
    • Letter from C.H. Denison to J.A.B. Stone 

      Denison, C.H. (1859-03-12)
      C.H. Denison writes to J.A.B. Stone concerning an amount of money Stone owes to Denison. Denison requests that Stone use some of it to pay interest on Denison’s father’s scholarship, and the remainder of the money “as you ...
    • Letter from John Booth to T.Z.R. Jones 

      Booth, John (1859-03-08)
      John Booth writes to T.Z.R. Jones to notify Jones of Booth’s intention to pledge a scholarship he purchase to “a young man (colour’d) by the name of Martin,” a Baptist preacher from Toledo who wishes to eventually travel ...
    • Letter from I.D. Hosford to T.Z.R. Jones 

      Hosford, I.D. (1858-12-06)
      I.D. Hosford writes to T.Z.R. Jones lamenting about his forced resignation from the ministry of Galesburg due to the machinations of mostly Methodist dissenters, who have nevertheless kept him somewhat financially afloat. ...
    • Letter from H.N. Dickinson to J.A.B. Stone 

      Dickinson, H.N. (1858-11-02)
      H.N. Dickinson writes to J.A.B. Stone inquiring about the admission of women at the College. Dickinson had purchased a scholarship assuming that women and men received the same education. At this time, the College did in ...
    • Letter from Francis Prescott to T.Z.R. Jones 

      Prescott, Francis (1858-07-21)
      Francis Prescott writes to T.Z.R. Jones to inform him that he cannot pay the required interest on his scholarship, and doesn’t know when he can. He attributes this sorry state to his departure from Grand River Valley and ...
    • Letter from B.W. Davis to T.Z.R. Jones 

      Davis, B.W. (1857-05-13)
      B.W. Davis writes to T.Z.R. Jones – probably from Brooklyn, MI and not Brooklyn, NY – concerning a request by Davis to Jones to have a “Confidential Person” in the Kalamazoo area to watch his land for him. Davis’s agent ...
    • Letter from M. Sherrill to T.Z.R. Jones 

      Sherrill, M. (1857-12-14)
      M. Sherrill writes to T.Z.R. Jones, replying to a letter sent to him by Jones asking for some sort of aid to the college, probably in the form of money. The gravity of the aid is unclear, but sufficient enough for Sherrill ...
    • Letter from S.H. Pattison to T.Z.R. Jones 

      Pattison, S.H. (1856-07-24)
      S.H. Pattison writes to T.Z.R. Jones in confusion regarding when the interest on his scholarship was supposed to become due. A certain Brother Alexander contacted Pattison concerning the aforementioned interest, and Pattison ...
    • Letter from Samuel M. Loveridge to T.Z.R. Jones 

      Loveridge, Samuel M. (1857-06-03)
      Sam Loveridge writes to T.Z.R. Jones, lamenting that Jones along with his associate Samuel Graves cancelled their insurance policies with Loveridge. In contrast to the possible pro-slavery motive behind John Ransom’s ...
    • Letter from John Ransom to T.Z.R. Jones 

      Ransom, John (1857-04-13)
      John Ransom writes to T.Z.R. Jones with $7 that he found he was required to pay in interest on his scholarship in a College circular. He also encloses the scholarship itself for the purpose of cancelling it. Ransom’s ...
    • Letter from Irah Chase to T.Z.R. Jones 

      Chase, Irah (1856-12-08)
      Irah Chase, the father of the author of Letter 286, Thomas S. Chase, writes another letter in a series concerning his daughter Emma to T.Z.R. Jones. The “mutual misunderstanding” between Emma and Mrs. Stone mentioned by ...