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[Letter] 1840 May 12, Gambier, [to] Curtis Esq., Mt. Vernon / C[hauncey] Colton.

Title: [Letter] 1840 May 12, Gambier, [to] Curtis Esq., Mt. Vernon / C[hauncey] Colton.
Personal Author: Colton, Chauncey, 1800-1876.
Date: 1840 May 12.
Extent: [1] leaf.
Dimensions: 25 x 40 cm. folded to 25 x 20 cm.
General Note: See additional letters of introduction and recommendation in the "Networking" section of the "War and Politics" category.
Abstract: Colton introduces Caltanis by letter as a young Greek from the island of Scio whom he has known since his early youth. Caltanis came to America two years ago and has pursued a liberal course of study. He is accredited as a "scholar & a gentleman" by scholars in this country and in Greece. Colton expresses confidence that "the good people of your town" will be interested in the part of his course work that Caltanis plans to present there. This letter may have been written during Colton's time at Kenyon College, located in Gambier.
Personal Subject: Colton, Chauncey, 1800-1876 -- Correspondence.
Caltanis, C. Plati.
Subject: Educators.
Geographical Subject: Greece.
Recipient: Curtis.
 

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