- Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864
- Digital Commonwealth
- Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
- New Haven (Conn.)
A letter to Edward Hitchcock in which Benjamin Silliman encourages Hitchcock to accept any potential offer for a professorship at Amherst College. Silliman also discusses some of Hitchcock's pieces for The American Journal of Science, and a remark made by William Maclure that has been met with much criticism.
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Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864--Career in education
Silliman, Benjamin, 1779-1864--Correspondence
College teachers--Selection and appointment
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