Letter from Alexander Townsend to Alden Partridge, 28 September 1822.
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Alexander Townsend introduces Mr. Worrall, who accompanies John Thomas Powell to the Academy; Powell's deceased father was manager of "our theatrical establishment" and Worrall is "of the painting department in the theatre"; writes, "Much eclat as the visit of the West Point cadets excited here, permit me to assure you, sir, that in point of reputation and for every purpose of instruction the individual military institution is held fully equal to the national."
Partridge, Alden, 1785-1854
Worrall, John, 1782 or 1783-1825
Powell, John T.
American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy
Norwich University - History - 19th century
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