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Letter from Francis H. Smith to John T. L. Preston, 1839 July 1

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1442
Letter from Francis H. Smith to John T. L. Preston, 1839 July 1
Letter from Francis H. Smith to John T. L. Preston, 1839 July 1

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  • 1839 July 1

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Written from Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia. Francis H. Smith accepts the appointment as Principal Professor (Superintendent) at VMI. The letter informs John T. L. Preston that his duties at Hampden-Sidney College will end on September 25, discusses the opening of VMI, salary, and other related issues.