Justin Perkins letter to Edward Hitchcock, 1847 June 11
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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.
- Perkins, Justin, 1805-1869
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- Urūmīyah (Iran)
- Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864--Correspondence
Perkins, Justin, 1805-1869--Correspondence
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- Perkins, Justin, 1805-1869. Justin Perkins letter to Edward Hitchcock, 1847 June 11. 1847-06-11. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://acdc.amherst.edu/view/asc:72445. (Accessed July 22, 2018.)
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- Perkins, Justin, 1805-1869, (1847-06-11) Justin Perkins letter to Edward Hitchcock, 1847 June 11. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://acdc.amherst.edu/view/asc:72445
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- Perkins, Justin, 1805-1869. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://acdc.amherst.edu/view/asc:72445>.