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Washington College (Lexington, Va.)

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Found in 57 Collections and/or Records:

Francis H. Smith to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-12

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by VMI Superintendent Francis H. Smith on March 12, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Smith writes to inform Lee that a new VMI cadet, William F. Dancey, believes that the damage to VMI has resulted in the institution being unable to perform its purpose. He relays Dancey's desire to instead enroll in Washington College.
Dates: 1866-03-12

Frank Magruder to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-20

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Frank Magruder from Goshen, Kentucky on February 20, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Magruder requests that Lee send to him a circular for Washington College, as his son is interested in attending the school.
Dates: 1866-02-20

From Robert E. Lee to Rathmell Wilson, 1866-07-02

 Item
Scope and Contents In this letter Lee writes to Rathmell Wilson in Philadelphia that the Washington College Board of Trustees has elected to let him purchase books for the institution.
Dates: 1866-07-02

General, 1995

 File — Box: 21, Folder: 33
Scope and Contents President Lee's College: Robert E. Lee and the Renewal, Reformation, and Expansion of Washington College.
Dates: 1995

George J. Stewart to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-05

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written by George J. Stewart of Madison Station, Virginia on February 5, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Stewart explains that he intends to apply to and attend Washington College for the coming semester. He also explains that he very much desired to attend the school where Lee was president, which led to a mistaken application to Virginia Military Institute where he initially believed Lee was president.
Dates: 1866-02-05

J. B. Heck to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-14

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. B. Heck on February 14, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter acts as a bill and statement of service to Washington College. Heck states the materials needed and the requested services for building shelving for the Washington College Library.
Dates: 1866-02-14

J. Emanuel to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-07

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Emanuel on March 7, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Emanuel expresses interest in sending his son to Washington College and requests information on admission.
Dates: 1866-03-07

J. Marshall Dent to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-13

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 46
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Marshall Dent from Maryland Agricultural College on March 13, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Dent explains to Lee that the classes at Maryland Agricultural College are to be suspended by March 25. He requests information on Washington College and inquires of the possibility of enrolling late in the term.
Dates: 1866-03-13

J. Speer Howarth to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-06

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Speer Howarth from Delaware County, Pennsylvania on March 6, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Howarth requests information on Washington College pertaining to its student population and the general atmosphere of the college.
Dates: 1866-03-06

John R. Glascock to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-14

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by John Raglan Glascock from the University of Virginia on February 14, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Glascock requests that a catalog or circular for Washington College be forwarded to him at the request of a friend from California interested in attending.
Dates: 1866-02-14