Reid, Samuel McDowell
Trustee, W&L, 1819-69, secretary of board, W&L, 1844-1853. Member, Virginia Legislature, 1859-65. See Reid Family Papers.
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
These papers include correspondence, articles, and selected notes for Crenshaw's General Lee's College and manuscripts given to him in the process of his research for the book.
The letter is written to Robert E. Lee to inform him that the Washington College Board of Trustees unanimously elected him president of the college. It is signed by the board members.