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Virginia Military Institute -- Cadet life -- 1840-1849

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Perry L. Derby, 1846 April 4

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter discusses good health, academics, and candidates for Virginia legislature.

Letter to Perry L. Derby, 1846 May 9

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards the difficult extraction of a tooth and a disturbance in VMI barracks in which cadets threw "missiles."

Letter to Perry L. Derby, 1847 January 19

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards results of mid-year examinations, a cadet Christmas celebration, and a severe snowstorm.

Letter to Perry L. Derby, 1846 October 24

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter regards the arrival of new faculty member William Gilham, disciplinary action against cadets, and health.

Letter to Perry L. Derby, 1847 February 26

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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 December 27

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Scope and Contents Written from VMI, Lexington, Virginia. Letter discusses perseverance and value of hard work, problems with chemistry and sciences, and cadet Christmas celebrations.

Letter to Perry L. Derby, 1846 April 4

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1195

Letter to Perry L. Derby, 1846 May 9

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1197

Letter to Perry L. Derby, 1846 October 24

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1198

Letter to Perry L. Derby, 1847 December 27

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Identifier: https://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/1203