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John K. Gilliat and Company documents

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0306
The collection contains two Gilliat-related documents--one letter from John L. Gilliat to Lewis D. Crenshaw (dated Bank of England, Feb. 7, 1884), discussing status of VMI's debt to the company; and one bank draft (Canadian Bank of Commerce), payable to John K. Gilliat & Co., Feb. 23, 1876.

Dates

  • 1876 - 1884

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Manuscript collections in the VMI Archives are made available for educational and research use. The VMI Archives should be cited as the source. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright holders. Materials from our collections may not be redistributed, published or reproduced without permission from the VMI Archives. Contact the VMI Archives for additional information.

Extent

2 items

Biographical / Historical

The firm of John K. Gilliat & Co. (London) advanced money to VMI in 1863 to purchase books & cadet clothing. The firm later forgave the interest on the loan & was commemorated in the Gilliat Scholarship

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