Transcribe Smith, Francis Henry. Letter to Ward, Henry A. (1876-04-12)

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return together. I will not come unless you telegraph for me

    Our new Board, annomal yesterday is a Capital

One "composed of our best & some of our oldest citizens such as Hon. A. H. H. Stuart former Sec. of Interior Hon. T. S. Bocock of Lyncht C. Holmes Conrad of Winchester &e &e, They are convened by order of the Governor, here on next Tuesday, solely to consider & accept Mr ______'s gift.

    You ought to be here. I think; though

I would acquiesce on anything you determine upon. We will await instructions & ask accordingly;

    The Miller Board having tendered this aid

to the University. Our board of Visitors will have an easy task. Very truly yours, F. H. Smith [another hand- Francis Henry Smith] [ybg]