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Letter from Oliver Brown to Abiel Holmes

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Letter from Oliver Brown to Abiel Holmes / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 5, page 148-152.

This letter from Rev. Oliver Brown of Maine, Nov. 17, 1825, to Rev. Abiel Holmes of Cambridge, Massachusetts, discusses a school building on a Native American reservation. Formal schooling, like farming, was thought to help the Wabanaki "live like white people."

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