F. B. Deane, Jr. Letter,
Scope and Content
The collection includes a letter from F. B. Deane, Jr. of Deane & Son Foundry, Lynchburg, Nov. 23, 1864. The letter request permission from Brigadier General John Echols to transport pork to Dublin and Abingdon VA. The Foundry was responsible for manufacturing ordnance during the Civil War. On the back of the letter there is a note from Echols recommending approval.
Collection is open for research.
Permission to publish material from F. B. Deane, Jr. Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.
F. B. Deane was a partner in the Deane & Son Foundry in Lynchburg, VA. Prior to the Civil War, they manufactured railroad cars and during the war they manufactured shells and shot. Virginia Business directories suggest that the Foundry was out of business by 1880.
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Language of Materials
The collection includes a letter from F. B. Deane, Jr. of Deane & Son Foundry, Lynchburg, November 23, 1864. The letter requests permission from Brigadier General John Echols to transport pork to Dublin and Abingdon, VA.
The F. B. Deane, Jr. Letter was purchased by Special Collections in September of 2012.
The processing, arrangement, and description of the F. B. Deane, Jr. Letter was completed in October 2012.
- F. B. Deane, Jr. Letter, 1864
- Kira A. Dietz, Archivist
- © 2012 Virginia Tech. All rights reserved.
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