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G. P. Marsh - Thomas W. Silloway Correspondence

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The architect commissioned to design the Vermont State House, Thomas William Silloway (1828-1910) was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, where he also lived and worked as an apprentice to a house carpenter. He moved to Boston and worked in the office of Ammi B. Young, the architect of the destroyed Vermont State House. The courthouse in Woodstock, Vermont, also designed by Young, was destroyed by fire in 1854, and Silloway was chosen to design a new courthouse, under Thomas E. Powers, the superintendent of construction of that project as well. Following his work on the Vermont State House, Silloway studied for the ministry and, in 1862, was ordained as a minister. He went on to design numerous churches, including Montpelier's Universalist church in 1865, as well as various public buildings, including the Goddard Seminary in Barre, 1866-1870, and the Jenkins Memorial Library in North Conway, New Hampshire. He was also commissioned as architect of buildings at Buchtel College in Akron, Ohio. His published works include Text-book of Modern Carpentry, (Boston: Crosby, Nichols & Co., 1858), and, with Lee L. Powers, The Cathedral Towns and Intervening Places of England, Ireland, and Scotland: a description of cities, cathedrals, lakes, mountains, rivers, and watering places, (Boston: A. Williams, 1883).

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Published:  November 26, 2008,  University of Vermont, Bailey/Howe Library, Special Collections

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Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated July 9, 1858.

Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

Date:  1858-07-09

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    Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated June 11, 1857.

    Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

    Date:  1857-06-11

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      Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated June 17, 1858.

      Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

      Date:  1858-06-17

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        Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated June 23, 1858.

        Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

        Date:  1858-06-23

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          Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated June 25, 1858.

          Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

          Date:  1858-06-25

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            Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated June 6, 1857.

            Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

            Date:  1857-06-06

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              Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated March 26, 1858.

              Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

              Date:  1858-03-26

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                Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated May 9, 1857.

                Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

                Date:  1857-05-9

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                  Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated November 12, 1857.

                  Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

                  Date:  1857-11-12

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                    Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated November 18, 1858.

                    Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

                    Date:  1858-11-18

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                      Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated November 26, 1857.

                      Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

                      Date:  1857-11-26

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                        Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated November 5, 1858.

                        Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

                        Date:  1858-11-05

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                          Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated October 10, 1857.

                          Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

                          Date:  1857-10-10

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                            Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated October 15, 1857.

                            Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

                            Date:  1857-10-15

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                              Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated October 2, 1857.

                              Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

                              Date:  1857-10-02

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                                Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated October 6, 1858.

                                Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

                                Date:  1858-10-06

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                                  Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated October 7, 1857.

                                  Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

                                  Date:  1857-10-07

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                                    Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated September 12, 1857.

                                    Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

                                    Date:  1857-09-12

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                                      Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to GEORGE PERKINS MARSH, dated September 15, 1858.

                                      Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

                                      Date:  1858-09-15

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                                        Title:   Letter from THOMAS WILLIAM SILLOWAY to NORMAN WILLIAMS, dated September 23, 1857.

                                        Creator:  Silloway, Thomas William, 1828-1910

                                        Date:  1857-09-23

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