A Guide to the F. B. Deane, Jr. Letter, 1864 Deane, F. B., Jr. Letter Ms2012-059

F. B. Deane, Jr. Letter, 1864

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2012-059


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Processed by: Kira A. Dietz, Archivist Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2012-059
Title
F. B. Deane, Jr. Letter, 1864
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Deane, F. B., Jr., Deane & Son Foundry, Lynchburg, Va.
Language
English
Abstract
The collection includes a letter from F. B. Deane, Jr. of Deane & Son Foundry, Lynchburg, November 23, 1864. The letter requests permission from Brigadier General John Echols to transport pork to Dublin and Abingdon, VA.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from F. B. Deane, Jr. Letter must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: F. B. Deane, Jr. Letter, Ms2012-059, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The F. B. Deane, Jr. Letter was purchased by Special Collections in September of 2012.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the F. B. Deane, Jr. Letter was completed in October 2012.


Biographical Note

F. B. Deane was a partner in the Deane & Son Foundry in Lynchburg, VA. Prior to the Civil War, they manufactured railroad cars and during the war they manufactured shells and shot. Virginia Business directories suggest that the Foundry was out of business by 1880.

Scope and Content

The collection includes a letter from F. B. Deane, Jr. of Deane & Son Foundry, Lynchburg, Nov. 23, 1864. The letter request permission from Brigadier General John Echols to transport pork to Dublin and Abingdon VA. The Foundry was responsible for manufacturing ordnance during the Civil War. On the back of the letter there is a note from Echols recommending approval.

Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Civil War
  • Pulaski County (Va.)
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Contents List

Folder 1
Letter, 1864

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Deane, F. B., Jr., Deane & Son Foundry, Lynchburg, Va.