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James E. Tyler letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0074
Scope and Contents One letter (May 14, 1846) from VMI alumnus James E. Tyler to President James K. Polk, requesting a commission in the Army or Marine Corps. Tyler mentions recommendations from Francis H. Smith and John T.L. Preston, and states that he was an "inmate" of VMI for two years.

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  • Subject: Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1840-1849 X
  • Names: Tyler, James E., 1826-? X