Item Details

Letter to John Trabue [manuscript] 1779 July 1.

Ferguson, James
Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Variant Title
James Ferguson letter
Summary
Ferguson explains to Trabue that he has dismissed the latter's son from his school because Trabue had refused to pay board and tuition. Ferguson notes that instead of paying Trabue "entertained me with a long Story of a Horse & Negro, which had not the least Affinity to the Subject of my Letter."
Description
1 item.
Cite as
James Ferguson. Letter, 1779, Accession #12901, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Purchased through Book Arts Press from e-Bay. Byrd Fund, 2003/2004.
Biographical Note
Virginia schoolmaster.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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