Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward)
- Existence: 1807-1870
President, W&L, 1865-1870. C. in C. Confederate armies, 1865. See Douglas Southall Freeman, R. E. Lee, 4 vls., 1934-35.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by George, Count Joannes from New York City on February 17, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, he expresses his admiration of Lee and his displeasure with the established concepts of Reconstruction and of the "radical cloud" rising from Congress. He makes mention of his public letters which have been published in the New York News. He goes on to say that when he next visits Virginia that he will donate to Washington College a portion of his profits.