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Presbyterian Church in the U.S -- Presbytery of Lexington

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles A. Derby papers

Identifier: MS-0030
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Derby family correspondence. Approximately twenty-eight letters were written by Charles Derby. The Charles Derby letters, 1844-1862, cover the period from late boyhood up to his death in battle in 1862. Included are letters (1846-1847) written while he was a cadet at the Virginia Military Institute, as well as correspondence dating from his careers as teacher and Episcopal clergyman. Two items were written during his brief service in the Confederate...

Letter to Perry L. Derby, 1847 February 26

Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards future teaching positions and graduation class speakers. Letter also discusses a controversy in the Lexington Presbyterian Church as the pastor, Dr. Skinner, is "on trial" before the presbytery.

Letter to Perry L. Derby, 1847 February 26

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