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McDonald Family letter

Identifier: MS-0211
One letter dated November 8, 1886, to Cadet John A. McDonald from his sister, Annie. The letter contains primarily family news, but is difficult to read because of extensive water damage (this item was found in the VMI Barracks in 1936, during construction work.


  • November 8, 1886


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General Note

John Alexander McDonald, b. 1868 Durant, MS; VMI Class of 1889; physician; d, 1930, Lexington MS.

Physical Location

Manuscripts Stacks

Repository Details

Part of the Virginia Military Institute Archives Repository

VMI Archives
Preston Library
Lexington VA 24450