Letters of recommendation for Timothy Clowes, [manuscript] 1827 Apr 24. May 11.


Letters of recommendation for Timothy Clowes, [manuscript] 1827 Apr 24. May 11.

Henry J. Anderson writes a letter of recommendation for Clowes as a mathematics professor. He closes with mention of Dr. Adrain and Dr. Bowditch and Mr. and Mrs. Lorenzo da Ponte. There is an additional recommendation written by James Ryan of New York. With these is a sheet in Clowe's hand of copies of additional testimonials given in 1823 and 1825 by Samuel L. Mitchell, DeWitt Clinton, W.E. Wyatt, Edmund D. Barry, Eliphalet Nott, Wm. Harris, T.R. Beck, George E. Ironside, Joseph Shaw and Jackson Kemper.

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University of Virginia. Library

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