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VPI AA Letter (1898)

VPI AA Letter (1898)

VPI Athletic Association (Foot ball Department) letter. Text: "Prof. Jones Hotel, Winston, N.C. Dear Sir, expect to have our team in your city on the morning of the 3rd. Nov to remain until the morning of the 5th. Will bring 18-20 men. Can you give me accomodations, and at what rates. Do the best you can. An early reply will oblige. Yours truly, G.W. Hutchinson." This letter is a direct reference to the football game between University of North Carolina and Virginia Polytechnic Institute (VPI, Virginia Tech) on Friday, November 4th, 1898. Final score: UNC 28, VPI 6.

Dated: October 27, 1898