An Address to the Public, the Patrons of Literature and Religion, on the Subject of Establishing a Literary and Theological Institution, in the Connecticut Western Reserve [wrapper title; caption title:] An Address to the Public, on the Subject of Establishing a Literary and Theological Institution, in the Connecticut Western Reserve.

[Wrapper imprint:] Pittsburgh: J. B. Butler, Printer, 1822. First edition. Original printed blue wrappers, stitched as issued, 8.63 x 5.25 inches, 16 pages, untrimmed. Spine on the wrappers splitting, with small flaw to the rear wrapper; some light foxing and soiling throughout; a very good copy. Item #19025

A foundation document for Case Western Reserve, a committee of western Presbyterians issues a clarion call for a homegrown institution of higher learning in Ohio and cutting ties of reliance on New England. The Western Reserve College was subsequently established in Hudson 1826 and Pritkin became a trustee of the college. American Imprints 7637.

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