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F.H. Smith Letter

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1964-002_Smithletter


  • January 31, 1867


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Collection is open for research.

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Permission to publish material from F. H. Smith Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

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This is a carbon copy of a letter written to Captain M. F. Maury from Francis Henney Smith at Virginia Military Institute. The letter discusses Smith’s recent visit to Richmond where he spoke on the behalf of the Virginia Military Institute. During the visit, he was concerned with the issue of a land-grant endowment for a school that would concentrate on agriculture and mechanic arts. He may have been referring to the current Virginia Tech.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US