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Document Type: Autograph Letter Signed

Author: Thomas Herbert Shriver
Date: September 12, 1863
Place: V. M. I., Lexington, Virginia
To: Board of Visitors, Virginia Military Institute

Physical Description: ink on paper; 1 page (17 x 13 cm.) on 1 sheet

Number: MSN/CW 5030-04

Transcribed by: Jeremy Kiene and George Rugg, 2005

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V. M. Ins Sept 12th 1863

Board of visitors V. M. I

     By a recent order issued by the supt I find that all cadets are required to attend devine sevice at the Protestant churches in Lexington I therefore being a catholic do respecfully ake to be excused from the regulation, it being against the laws of my church to attend devine sevice at any other than our own

very respecfully your obt sert
T H Shriver

Transcription last modified: 06 Mar 2007 at 02:37 PM EST

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