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Lee, Robert E., Jr.

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

Robert E. Lee Jr. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-19

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter is written by Robert E. Lee Jr. on February 19, 1866 to his father, Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Robert E. Lee Jr. expresses to his father that he was happy to hear from him and his mother recently. He goes on to ask advice from his father regarding the mill he now operates. He explains the situation of some mechanical problems witht he mill and dam, and asks his father to provide advice on the course of action to take and how to apply the repairs effectively.
Dates: 1866-02-19