Francis Lee Smith Family papers
Miscellaneous papers (5 items) of the family of Francis Lee Smith, a prominent lawyer in antebellum Alexandria, VA. Items relating to his son Francis L. Smith, Jr. (VMI Class of 1867/New Market cadet) include oath of allegiance verification, dated May 22, 1865, Amelia Court House, VA; letter with enclosure, 1867, from VMI Treasurer Robert H. Campbell concerning collection of a bill; telegram to Gov. Fitzhugh Lee, 1887. An account book contains a list of cash receipts, for F. L. Smith, Sr., 1859; and the VMI expenses of Cadet Clifton H. Smith (Class of 1861) who attended 1857-1858.
- 1865 - 1887
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Francis Lee Smith, Sr. was a prominent lawyer in antebellum Alexandria, VA. His son, FLS, Jr., attended VMI.