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MEMORIAL TO DR. GILMAN 1811

Alumni of Charleston, S. C., Have Appealed for Funds to Commemorate the Author of "Fair Harvard."

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Plans are being made by the Harvard alumni of Charleston, S. C., for a memorial to Dr. Samuel Gilman 1811, the author of "Fair Harvard." They have issued an appeal for $1000, for the purpose of building a memorial room in the church in Charleston, where Dr. Gilman served as pastor for forty years.

Honorary Committee.

This appeal is signed not only by a committee representing all the Harvard alumni living in Charleston, but also by a distinguished honorary committee representing the whole country. The treasurer of the local Charleston committee is Frank R. Frost '86, Peoples Offices Building, Charleston, S. C. The honorary committee is headed by Hon. Joseph H. Choate of New York, and by President Charles W. Eliot of Cambridge, whose names are followed by those of Henry L. Higginson '55, Boston, Mass.; Carlton Hunt '56, New Orleans, La.; Augustus E. Willson '69, Louisville, Ky.; George Wigglesworth '74, Boston, Mass.; George von L. Meyer '79, Washington, D. C.; Stewart Shillito '79, Cincinnati, O.; Owen Wister '82, Philadelphia, Pa.; H. M. Atkinson '84, Atlanta, Ga.; Minot Simons '91, Cleveland, O.; Mitchell D. Follansbee '92, Chicago, III.

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