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In this Jan. 31, 1849 letter to Phelps Collins at West Point, New York, Hill describes the students he is teaching at Washington College and the townspeople of Lexington.
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Scope and Contents Elinor Junkin, daughter of Washington College's president George Junkin and future first wife of Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson details to her first cousin Helen Dickey, of Oxford, Chester County, Pa., her family's move to and first weeks living in Lexington, Virginia, after her father's apppointment at the college. The letter mentions her siblings and shared family, describes the college and its former president Henry Ruffner, the journey from Pennsylvania to Lexington, and the...