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  • 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, William; Simmons, Elisha A.; Fox, William H.; Fish, Edmund (1851-07-28)
    [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 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 Alpheus Harwood to T.Z.R. Jones 

    Harwood, Alpheus (1853-09-12)
    "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 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. (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 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. (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. (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.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 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 C.I. Walker and Alfred Russell to T.Z.R. Jones 

    Walker, C.I.; Russell, Alfred (1856-01-29)
    Attorneys in the case of Stone v. Torrey write to J.A.B. Stone through T.Z.R. Jones, probably between J.A.B. Stone and Dr. Erastus C. Torrey. A certain H. Chase provided the case with a note written to Stone’s wife by Dr. ...
  • Letter from C.R. Pattison to the Executive Committee of the Michigan Christian Herald 

    Pattison, C.R. (1861-09-25)
    C.R. Pattison writes to the Executive Committee of the Michigan Baptist Convention through the Executive Committee of the Michigan Christian Herald detailing his proposal to purchase the Christian Herald. Pattison can pay ...
  • Letter from Eber Carpenter to T.Z.R. Jones 

    Carpenter, Eber (1854-07-10)
    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 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 George W. Harris to the Executive Committee of the Michigan Christian Herald 

    Harris, George W. (1861-09-20)
    George W. Harris, an employee of the Michigan Christian Herald, writes to the paper’s Executive Committee about his intention to remain in his present position if “an efficient responsible man” is granted the position of ...
  • Letter from H.L. Wayland to Board of Michigan Baptist State Convention 

    Wayland, H. L. (1866-03-30)
    "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 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 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. ...