John M. Cary papers
Papers, 3 items, of John M. Cary, consisting of appointment to a state cadetship at VMI (July 1845); Cary's letter of acceptance (July 8, 1845); and one letter of recommendation by Board of Visitors member William H. Terrill, dated Sept. 19, 1849. Cary had served as a tutor for Terrill's children.
- 1845 - 1849
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Biographical / Historical
John Mathews Cary, b. 1829 Lewisburg, West Virginia; VMI Class of 1848; teacher and engineer; d. 1853, Lewisburg.