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James E. Tyler letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0074
One letter (May 14, 1846) from VMI alumnus James E. Tyler to President James K. Polk, requesting a commission in the Army or Marine Corps. Tyler mentions recommendations from Francis H. Smith and John T.L. Preston, and states that he was an "inmate" of VMI for two years.

Dates

  • 1846

Creator

Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions

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Extent

1 items

Biographical / Historical

James E. Tyler born ca. 1826; non graduate, VMI Class of 1845; from Richmond, Virginia. No post-VMI information.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

Contact:
VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450
540-464-7516