Letters, 1840, 1845, 1847
Scope and Contents
The first letter, dated April 6, 1840 and written by student Benjamin F. Garrett, is an invitation to deliver an address to the Frankliniaen Society, a 19th century student organization at William and Mary. The second letter, dated March 26, 1845 and written by student Jonathan R. Coupland, is an invitation for McDowell to become an honorary member of the Licivyronean Society, a literary society at William and Mary. The third letter, dated May 1, 1847 and written by John L. Scott, John E. Friend, Charles R. MacAlpine, and William H. Mitchell (members of the class of 1847), is an invitation addressed to the Honorable James McDowell, United States Congressman (Va.), to attend commencement excercises at William and Mary on July 4, 1847.
- Creation: 1840, 1845, 1847
- From the Collection: McDowell, James, 1795-1851 (Person)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access:
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
From the Collection: 0.01 Linear Foot