Grace Memorial Church Records
Scope and Contents
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.
- Creation: 1884
- Grace Memorial Church (Lexington, Va.) (Organization)
Language of Materials
The collection is in English.
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Biographical / Historical
Grace Memorial Church was an Episcopal church in Lexington, Virginia that was renamed as the Robert E. Lee Memorial Church in 1903.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased in 2009.
Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (Oct. 21, 2009)
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