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1888 July 1

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Sapporo-shi (Japan) - Brooks has accepted a position in Amherst, but knows that it will be hard to leave Sapporo. Though Amherst offers him less money and no house, Brooks writes that the affinity for old friends draws himself and Eva to America ("I think neither of us care much for the so called "advantages of civilization:" there are too many attendant disadvantages"). Cautions Rebecca not to get overtired. Brooks expect... more

William Penn Brooks Papers

1881 Nov. 16

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Sapporo-shi (Japan) - Thinks he will probably agree to be re-engaged to the Hokkaido college for two more years, "...unless an especially good opening offers at Amherst. . ."

William Penn Brooks Papers

1884 May 23

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Sapporo-shi (Japan) - Receives a letter from Professor Goodell asking if he would accept the position of Chair of Agriculture at the Massachusetts Agricultural College (M.A.C.) However, he explains to his sister that an extension of his contract in Sapporo would better realize his financial goals for retirement.

William Penn Brooks Papers

1881 Sept. 25

Brooks, William Penn

Letter from William Penn Brooks to Rebecca Brooks

Sapporo-shi (Japan) - Unsure of his future; will unlikely remain at the College in Hokkaido, and would like to return to the Massachusetts Agricultural College. Receives a hopeful letter from President Stockbridge; also mentions the death of President Garfield after Charles Guiteau's assassination attempt.

William Penn Brooks Papers