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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.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Grace Memorial Church Records

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0367
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.

Dates: 1884

Rockbridge County News- "Picture of Col J.T.L. Preston Found After Long Search", 1948-03-18

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000005317], Folder: 21
Scope and Contents

The Walker family house, 'Blandome,' is mentioned in the article. Blandome is where John Thomas Lewis Preston first lived.

Dates: 1948-03-18

Stonewall Jackson Estate and Lexington Tannery Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0675
Content Description

8 Items dated 1863-1870 pertaining to Confederate General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson's estate and the Lexington Tannery.

Dates: 1863 - 1870

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Archival Object 2
Collection 2
Administration of estates 1
Church history 1
Funeral rites and ceremonies 1
Memorials 1
Newspapers 1
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