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Thomas Forbes letter

Identifier: MS-0075
One letter to cadet Thomas Forbes from his father, dated August 6, 1869. The letter mentions sending money so that Thomas can travel to the Springs with other members of the Corps. Letter found in Treasurer's records, 1981.


  • 1869 August 6


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Biographical / Historical

Thomas Forbes, Jr. was born in 1852 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated VMI in 1872 and went on to be a cotton exporter. He died in 1926 in Sherman, Texas.

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Lexington VA 24450