Volume 152 • Issue 1
The Newspaper of Amherst College Since 1868
Friday, December 2, 2022
Number of Articles: 1
First Article: November 11, 2015
Latest Article: November 11, 2015
By George W. Carmany III ’62
November 11, 2015
It takes a sense of humor to reflect on the plight of poor Lord Jeff, especially
for a member of the college’s older generation who nonetheless has concluded,
sadly, that it is time for him to go. Even though as a child I stood on chairs
to study maps of his campaigns which adorned the walls of the Inn named for him.
But first, we need some perspective.
Lord Jeffery was a man of his time. So much of a hero was he that five towns in
the United States were named in his honor. When the Revolutiona