Horace Mann to Josiah Pierce, 1841

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Noted educator Horace Mann (1796-1859) of Boston wrote to Josiah Pierce of Gorham (1792-1866) turning down a speaking invitation because he was too busy.

Pierce was involved in the Gorham Female Seminary.

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  • Title: Horace Mann to Josiah Pierce, 1841
  • Creator: Horace Mann
  • Creation Date: 1841-06-10
  • Subject Date: 1841
  • Location: Gorham, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Collection: Pierce family collection
  • Object Type: Text

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