Letter written by Marmaduke Dent, 1863/03/11, from Granville, (West) Virginia to Dr. Frank. Dent was the grandfather of Marmaduke H. Dent, the first graduate of West Virginia University. Transcription of letter and photocopies are also included. Subjects of the letter include politics related to the possibility of West Virginia's statehood, including an upcoming vote, constitutionality, and race relations; Dent's patients and a local bout of smallpox; and family matters.
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A&M 4176, Marmaduke Dent, Letter of a Monongalia County Resident, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries. https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/repositories/2/resources/3628 Accessed May 28, 2020.