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Letter from John T. L. Preston to Francis H. Smith, 1839 June 8

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1438
Letter from John T. L. Preston to Francis H. Smith, 1839 June 8
Letter from John T. L. Preston to Francis H. Smith, 1839 June 8

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  • 1839 June 8

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Written from Lexington, Virginia. John T. L. Preston informs Francis H. Smith that he has been elected Principal Professor of VMI (the title will later be changed to Superintendent). Preston provides information about salary and other details concerning the opening of the school.