A LETTER TO AN HONOURABLE GENTLEMAN OF THE COUNCIL-BOARD, FOR THE COLONY OF CONNECTICUT, SHEWING THAT YALE-COLLEGE IS A VERY GREAT EMOLUMENT, AND OF HIGH IMPORTANCE TO THE STATE: CONSEQUENTLY, THAT IT IS THE INTEREST AND DUTY OF THE COMMONWEALTH TO AFFORD IT PUBLICK COUNTENANCE AND SUPPORT....

New Haven: Printed by B. Mecom, 1766. 26pp. Small quarto. Gathered signatures, stitched as issued. Persistent dampstaining throughout. Slight gnawing in lower gutter of first few leaves, affecting only a couple letters. Good, untrimmed. Item #WRCAM24582

Trumbull points out the great importance of Yale College to church, state, and the public at large, hoping to ensure support from the Assembly after the controversial presidency of Thomas Clap. "Written immediately after President Clap's resignation, to influence the Assembly to a new policy" - Sabin. EVANS 10511. SABIN 105935.

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