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  • Tags: 1820s

1-1 CarpenterLetter.pdf
Letter from Amherst Academy student, N. Carpenter, to her friend Susan in Dudley, Mass., describing the curriculum, the number of students, Fourth of July and other recreation activities.

Am_Acad_broadside2.jpg
Program for an exhibition of music and oration in Greek, Latin, and English at the Amherst Academy. Noah Webster is listed as the speaker giving the opening oration.

WebsterClipping.jpg
Lengthy article describing Noah Webster's life in Amherst including a description of his property and house, what he grew in his garden, the process he used to write his famous dictionary, what Amherst and the Town Common looked like at the time, and…

TaxRecords_wrap_1820.html
Tax record book showing property owned and its value.
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