Colby Bicentennial Seal 1813-1863

July 7, 1873

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In the communication that the action of the Trustees of Colby University indicates the will of God concerning me, I do hereby accept the position to which they call me on the conditions mentioned in your letter. I do this with … firm confidence in Him who has promised wisdom to all who ask Him.

-Rev. Henry Robins [Colby’s president]