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A Guide to the William Townes Letters, 1875 Townes, William Letters Ms2002-009

A Guide to the William Townes Letters, 1875

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Collection Number Ms2002-009


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Collection Number
William Townes Letters, 1875
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Townes, William

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Scope and Content

Thirteen letters with their envelopes from VAMC student William Townes to family members L. W. Wimbish and Mrs. L. W. Wimbish in Boydton, Mecklenburg  next hit previous hit County  next hit, Virginia over the period March 15, 1875 to November 2, 1875. Letters concern his expenses and need for funds and his wish for news of home. Also mentioned are boarding in town, opinions of Blacksburg, a masque ball, constant drilling, fellow cadets, and farm matters.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Blacksburg (Va.)
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Montgomery previous hit County (Va.)
  • University Archives
  • Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College