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Lee, Robert E., General (Robert Edward)

 Person

Dates

  • 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 414 Collections and/or Records:

J. Marshall Dent to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-13

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 46
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Marshall Dent from Maryland Agricultural College on March 13, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Dent explains to Lee that the classes at Maryland Agricultural College are to be suspended by March 25. He requests information on Washington College and inquires of the possibility of enrolling late in the term.
Dates: 1866-03-13

J. P. Branch to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. P. Branch from Augusta, Georgia on February 15, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Branch expresses his admiration for Lee and requests an autograph be sent to him.
Dates: 1866-02-15

J. Speer Howarth to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-06

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Speer Howarth from Delaware County, Pennsylvania on March 6, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Howarth requests information on Washington College pertaining to its student population and the general atmosphere of the college.
Dates: 1866-03-06

J. Temple to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-02

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Temple of Richmond, Virginia to Robert E. Lee on February 2, 1866. In the letter, Temple requests that Lee send him a number of circulars on Washington College for those in the area of Richmond who are interested in attending.
Dates: 1866-02-02

J. W. Lapsley to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-07

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by John W. Lapsley from Shelby County, Alabama on March 7, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. He writes to Lee introducing his son, John B. Lapsley who is attending Washington College. He goes into deep detail about his son's mannerisms and behavior, expressing hope that Lee's leadership will help to mold him appropriately.
Dates: 1866-03-07

J. Warner to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-17

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Warner from Washington, D.C. on February 17, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Warner writes to Lee to inform that he had come across an individual in Philadelphia in possession of a scrapbook of material relating to the Washington family. Warner requests that Lee relay any knowledge which could be used to return the scrapbook to its rightful owner.
Dates: 1866-02-17

Jefferson Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0011
Scope and Contents This collection includes four telegrams and one letter, 1862-1865, from Davis to C.S.A. Generals Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnston, and Robert E. Lee and Col. William Preston Johnston concerning conduct of the war; nine letters, 1867-1882, from Davis to General William Nelson Pendleton, the majority discussing the preparation of Davis' book, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government; one letter dated Feb. 4, 1887 from Davis to Mrs. Mary Meredith refusing assistance from Texas friends; one...
Dates: Inclusive 1861-1887

John Brown Baldwin to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 -...
Dates: 1866-03-10

John F. Swayne Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0292
Scope and Contents This collection consists of Swayne's personal papers from his time as a student at Washington College, including correspondence with E. C. Gordon and Mary F. Dickson, a subscription to the Southern Collegian, and two essays. One letter is a response from the clerk of the faculty to Swayne's notice of withdrawal from the college. One essay entitled 'A trip to House Mountain' was written in 1869; it details a trip made there in the summer of 1867. There is an accompanying...
Dates: Inclusive 1867-1935; Majority of material found in Bulk 1867-1869

John R. Glascock to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-14

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by John Raglan Glascock from the University of Virginia on February 14, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Glascock requests that a catalog or circular for Washington College be forwarded to him at the request of a friend from California interested in attending.
Dates: 1866-02-14