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Transylvania College Fire in 1829...

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May 27, 1829

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, May 27, 1829.
* Old Morrison
* Transylvania College Fire

Page 2 has a report: Burning Of Transylvania--The beautiful College edifice, the principal building of Transylvania University, was burnt the 9th inst. Much more about the damage, losses and insurance coverage, plus mention that classes resumed in a makeshift manner ...at the usual hours on Monday.... Large foxing spot in unrelated content, otherwise in good condition. 4 pages.

Category: Pre-Civil War