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David F. Boyd, former president of Lousiana State University, write to Stone offering his services as a professor. Boyd states his experience which includes working with William T. Sherman at LSU, president of the Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical college, serving with Generals Dick Taylor and Kirby Smith in the Civil War, and being appointed by Sherman, at the request of the Khedive of Egypt in 1875, as president of the Military College of Egypt. May 8, 1899.

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Publication Date

5-8-1899

Time Period

1890-1899

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text

Format (original)

letter

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PDF

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JMS_Folder02_Item015

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Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections Department, University Archives Division, John M. Stone Papers, Correspondence-B

Repository

University Archives

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Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

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John M. Stone Papers

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