Letter to John H. Davis from Edmund Bittinger

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Letter to John H. Davis from Edmund Bittinger

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Letter to John H. Davis, Jr. (Class of 1883) from Edmund Bittinger thanking HSC Union Society for naming him an honorary member.

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Hampden-Sydney Archives & Special Collections

Date

1882-06-15

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English

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10010413

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Philadelphia, Pa.
“1016 Walnut Street,”
June 13th, 1882

John H. Davis, Jr.
Cor. L.(?) of the U. L. Society -

Dear Sir:

______ the honour of acknowledging your communication of the 12th _______ informing me of my election as an Honorary member of the Union Society of Hampden Sidney College.

Be(?) pleased to present my thanks to the members of the Union Society of Hampden Sidney College, individually as well as collectively, for this expression of their great kindness and consideration, and assure the Society that it will afford me the greatest pleasure to ____ it -- May your Society live long and prosper --

With sentiments of the highest esteem,

_____ the honour to _______ myself,
Your sincere friend and humble servant,

Edmund Bittinger

P.S. Allow me to suggest a distinguished and learned and elegant gentleman as an Honorary member of your Society -- “the Rev. John P. Macintosh, D.D.(?) pastor of the 2nd Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia --

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“Letter to John H. Davis from Edmund Bittinger,” Hampden-Sydney College Digital Repository, accessed June 15, 2024, https://dams.hsc.edu/items/show/408.