Guide to the John Regent Letter, circa 1860s

Summary Information

Title: John Regent Letter, circa 1860s
Collection: AC.288
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

The John Regent Letter contains one typed letter dated 186- proposing the creation of a monument for the Battle of Point Pleasant.

Creator: Regent, John

Biographical/Historical Note

This document provides information about the Battle of Point Pleasant, a 1774 battle between confederated Indian Tribes and the Virginia Militia in Point Pleasant, (West) Virginia. The proposal's writer labels this fight "the opening Battle of the Revolutionary War." The Point Pleasant Monument Association was a women's society formed to create a monument for the battle memory.

Scope and Contents

The John Regent Letter contains one typed letter dated 186- proposing the creation of a monument for the Battle of Point Pleasant.

Arrangement

This collection is housed in one archival folder.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

The W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection purchased this collection from Bookworm and Silverfish in March, 2006. The accession number is AC.2006.011. This collection was opened to the public in March, 2006.

Processing Information

Processed by Kathryn Staley, March 2006; Encoded by Kathryn Staley, March 2006

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.288. John Regent Letter, W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

 Letter, circa 1860s  Folder 1