• Creator
  • Perkins, Justin, 1805-1869
  • Created Date
  • 1847-06-11
  • Publisher
  • Urūmīyah (Iran)
  • Description
  • A letter from Justin Perkins, a missionary in Persia, to Edward Hitchcock expressing his excitement upon hearing of a religious revival at Amherst College. Perkins describes the success of the Female Seminary in Oroomiah, Persia. A postscript, dated 1846 June 17, relays information about a hot sulphur spring in Koordistan (Kurdistan). The header indicates the letter was written in Oroomiah, the historic name for Urūmīyah.
  • Format
  • Correspondence
  • Rights
  • Public Domain: This material has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. While Amherst College Archives & Special Collections claims no rights or authority over this material, we do ask that any publication or use of this material cite the Archives & Special Collections at Amherst College as the source of the images and the repository where the original documents can be found. Contact host institution for more information.