Charles P. Dorman papers
Papers (approximately 60 items) consist of letters to Dorman in capacity as attorney; documents regarding the settlement of his estate by executor William C. Lewis; contemporary copy of the legislative bill establishing the Virginia Military Institute.
- 1834 - 1859
- Dorman, Charles P., 1794-1849 (Person)
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.25 cubic feet (ca. 60 items)
Biographical / Historical
Gen. Charles P. Dorman, b. 1794, Lexington, VA.; lawyer; member of the Virginia legislature; instrumental in gaining passage of bill creating the Virginia Military Institute; VMI Board of Visitors, 1839-1848; Brig. Gen. Virginia Militia; d. 1849 near Lexington.