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Lee, Mary Randolph Custis, 1807-1883

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1807 - 1873

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Letter from James Jones White to James Chesnut

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0529
Scope and Contents Two weeks after the death of Washington College President Robert E. Lee, Professor J.J. White acknowledges receipt of James Chesnut's submission to the Camden Journal of his recollections of Robert E. Lee. J.J. White also describes a newly formed Soldier's Association with the purpose of memorializing Robert E. Lee. White mentions that Mrs. Lee has said she will provide a design for the tomb. Enclosed in the letter are pressed flowers from Robert E. Lee's funeral bier,...
Dates: 1870-10-26