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Letter from John T. L. Preston to Francis H. Smith, 1839 April 29

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1448
Letter from John T. L. Preston to Francis H. Smith, 1839 April 29
Letter from John T. L. Preston to Francis H. Smith, 1839 April 29

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  • 1839 April 29

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Written from Lexington, Virginia. John T.L. Preston inquires about whether Francis H. Smith is interested in having his name submitted to be head of the soon to be opened Virginia Military Institute, and provides information about the vision for the new school.