Presbyterian Church in the U.S -- Presbytery of Lexington
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Charles A. Derby Papers
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, Cadet Charles Derby to his father, 1847 February 26
Scope and Contents
Regarding future teaching positions; controversy in Lexington Presbyterian Church- the pastor, Dr. Skinner, is "on trial" before the presbytery; graduating class has chosen speakers;