Moncure Daniel Conway, Diary, 1851-1853, MC 1999.6, Moncure Daniel Conway Family Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, p. 1.
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On the first day of Jan. 1851 my Pamphlet on Free-schools in Va. appd. There were many typographic errors in it which bothered me very much. I was much gratified by its kindly reception by the Press of the State: there is much interest on that subject in this State I believe. May God increase it!