Transcribe Kean, Robert Garlick Hill. Letter to Smith, Francis H. (1876-03-22)

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                                                       Lynchburg Va.
                                                             March 22nd 1876

Prof. Francis H. Smith

   University of Va,

My dear sir,

    As you well know I feel

the Keenest-interest- in the University- securing the Splendid Cabinets, of which you inform me Prof Henry A. Ward, may possibly be the vehicle from an unknown lover of science, and education

    No form of enlightened liberality - could

be more useful to this State, and the South generally - or would be more highly appreci- ated. We who are familiar with the worth of our University - during the fifty years of its life. Know that it is the point, in the South when such facilities, would be most widely useful. Feeling thus I have been giving the question of adequate accommodation for the collections, anxious and carefree thought

     The very splendor, and development

of the thing is a source of some improve-