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John R. Armistead Letter

Identifier: UA 5.110

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Scope and Contents

This letter was written to John R. Armistead, while a student at the College of William and Mary, by his uncle, M. A. Armistead.  It is dated December 22, 1834.  It authorizes John Armistead "boarding out of college, providing it meets the regulations of the institution."


  • Creation: 1834 December 22


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Biographical / Historical

John R. Armistead was a student at the College of William & Mary in 1833-1836. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:

Administrative History: John R. Armistead attended William and Mary between 1833-1836.

Administrative History:

John R. Armistead attended William and Mary between 1833-1836.


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Custodial History:

This collection was previously part of the University Archives Faculty-Alumni File Collection.

Related Materials:

Faculty-Alumni File Collection, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Mindy Gipson, SCRC Staff, in November 2009.

Guide to the John R. Armistead Letter, 1834 December 22
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository