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Charles R. McAlpine Certificates

Identifier: UA 5.277

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Two certificates presented to Charles R. McAlpine, while at student at William & Mary (1845/1848).

The first was presented to him on July 4, 1846, testifying that he has done well with his studies of the "entire Junior course, together with Metaphysics & Constitutional Law." It is signed by faculty members Thomas Dew, Robert Saunders, Beverley Tucker, John Millington, and Charles Minnegerode. The certificate features the Temple seal.

The second one, dated July 4, 1847 says the same but is specific to his achievement in Political Economy. It is signed by faculty members Robert Saunders, Beverley Tucker, John Millington, and Charles Minnegerode. It also features the Temple seal.


  • Creation: 1846 July 4, 1847 July 4


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