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Marmaduke Dent, Letter of a Monongalia County Resident

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.4176

Overview

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.

Dates

  • 1863

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

.01 Linear Feet (Summary: 3 items (1 folder))

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Title
Marmaduke Dent, Letter of a Monongalia County Resident, 1863
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Date
2016/03/31
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536