Preston, John Thomas Lewis
A.B., 1828(?); LL.D., W&L, 1881. Acting professor belles-lettres, 1884-85. Professor of Latin and English literature, etc., VMI, 1839-82. See Elizabeth Preston Allan, The Life and Letters of Margaret Junkin Preston, 1903; Crenshaw, I, index.
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This collection is the minutes of a February 4, 1884 committee meeting at the church describing the funeral of former Virginia governor John Letcher (1813-1884) the week before, and the decision to name a group consisting of Lexington, Virginia notables to write a sketch of Governor Letcher's life. This group included G. W. C. Lee, Francis H. Smith, J. T. Preston, A. T. Barclay, and Col. Edmund Pendleton.
The Walker family house, 'Blandome,' is mentioned in the article. Blandome is where John Thomas Lewis Preston first lived.
8 Items dated 1863-1870 pertaining to Confederate General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson's estate and the Lexington Tannery.