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Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Algernon Sidney Vigus to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-09

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 53
Scope and Contents

This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Algernon Sidney Vigus. Vigus explains that he has acquired Lee family letters removed from the Lee family home at Arlington during the Civil War and that he'd like to return them. Vigus asks to keep one of the letters, to a Custis family member from London in 1728. Vigus ultimately returned the correspondence and Lee honored Vigus' request for the 1728 letter.

Dates: 1866-04-09

Custis family correspondence, 1822 - 1840

 File — Box 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection includes individual or small collections of letters to the Custis, Lee, Davidson, McDowell, Reid, and Hale families. Subjects include the Custis family involvement in the American Colonization Society, John Brown's Raid as recounted by V.M.I. cadet Charles A. Davidson of Lexington, Va., Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee's life, Lee family genealogy, Anne Lee Marshall's death, the Markoe family of Baltimore, Md.,Edgar Allan Poe, and Washington College (Va.) history including a...
Dates: 1822 - 1840

John Archibald Campbell papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0022
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of letters, papers, and printed material by or about John Archibald Campbell, including nine letters to his son, Duncan G. Campbell (1853-1865), material relating to John A. Campbell's interviews with Abraham Lincoln in Richmond, April, 1865, and to his imprisonment in Fort Pulaski; printed speeches and interviews; five letters (photocopies) from Campbell to Secretary of State William H. Seward relating to Campbell's efforts to mediate the problem of...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1975

William C. Fowler Correspondence

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0391
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from William Chauncey Fowler to George Washington Custis Lee, who was president of Washington and Lee University at the time. The letters mention connections to George Washington Parke Custis, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: Inclusive 1872-1876