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Hotchkiss, Jedediah, 1828-1899

 Person

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Contract with Jedadiah Hotchkiss, 1868-06-29

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 48
Scope and Contents This contract details the agreement between the Washington College Survey Board and the renowned topographical surveyor Jedadiah Hotchkiss. It is a contract for Hotchkiss to perform various surveys on behalf of the Board of Survey to expand the college's map resources. The five year contract stipulates assorted restrictions on Hotchkiss's rights to the maps. It is signed by R.E. Lee on behalf of the Board of Survey.
Dates: 1868-06-29

Jedediah Hotchkiss to Robert E. Lee, 1865-09-25

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 8
Overview Jedediah Hotckiss, renowned Confederate mapmaker, wrote to Robert E. Lee regarding the history of the war that Lee was compiling. Hotchkiss had saved all of his maps of the "battlefields and of the country operated in" and he intended to publish them along with a narrative. In this letter he offers to furnish Lee with any maps that he might want.
Dates: 1865-09-25

Lee-Jackson Foundation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0170
Scope and Contents This collection consists 115 total items. Box one consists of eighty-six letters written by members of the Lee Family of Virginia, including Robert E. Lee; his wife, Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee; his children, his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis; and Lees of the 18th through early 20th century. Box two consists of twenty-nine items, most written by and/or received by individuals connected to the Lee and/or Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson military and family circles. Prominent...
Dates: 1847 - 1905; Majority of material found within Bulk dates 1847-1869

Two Letters Concerning the Death of Elisha Paxton, 1883 - 1897

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Elisha Franklin Paxton Papers are comprised primarily of the personal correspondences, business and military papers of Elisha F. Paxton between 1845 and 1863. The core of the personal letters are written from Paxton to his wife Elizabeth White Paxton during their courtship in the 1850s and during the American Civil War, 1861-1863, while he served as an officer in the Confederate States Army’s 27th Virginia Infantry, a member of the staff of General Stonewall Jackson, and general in command...
Dates: 1883 - 1897