Title: Letter signed W.G. Eliot, St. Louis, to Rev. Dr. Peabody, June 25, 1862
Description: Explains that Mr. Hoyt, the Chancellor of Washington University, has taken ill and will no longer be of service, and says that it is difficult but important to found a University during hard times (Civil War) because institutions such as it will play a large role in the "coming regeneration of Missouri."
Place: United States
Maker/Creator: Eliot, William Greenleaf, 1811-1887
Subjects: Education, Higher
Civil War, 1861-1865
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