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Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Francis H. Smith to Perry L. Derby, 1863 June 20

Scope and Contents Francis H. Smith was Superintendent of VMI from 1839-1889. This letter is in reply to Perry L. Derby's notification that Charles A. Derby has died in battle.

Letter from W. Maghee to Perry L. Derby, 1845 June 27

Scope and Contents Written by Charles A. Derby's teacher to his father. Letter regards Derby's chances for an appointment at VMI and obtaining letters of recommendation.

Letter from William F. Perry to Charlotte Derby (Basset), 1863 January 1

Scope and Contents Included is the original letter, a contemporary copy, and a transcroption. Written from "camp near Fredericksburg," Virginia. William F. Perry was the commander of Charles A. Derby's regiment. The letter offers condolences for Derby's death.