Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
- 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:
Robert E. Lee to S. Thomas, 1859-07-01
Robert E. Lee informs Thomas that he has received a four month extension for his leave of absence.
Robert E. Lee to S. Thomas, 1859-01-01
Robert E. Lee reports his new address in Arlington, Virginia.
Robert E. Lee to S. Thomas, 1859-04-01
Robert E. Lee reports his new address for August in Arlington, Virginia.
Robert E. Lee to S. Thomas, 1859-05-01
Robert E. Lee informs Col. S. Thomas that his address for the month of May will be in Arlington, Virginia.
Robert E. Lee to S. Thomas, 1859-06-01
Robert E. Lee reports his address for the current month.
Robert E. Lee to Samuel Basset French, 1862-08-08
Robert E. Lee expresses regret because he has been unable to spend time with the troops.
Robert E. Lee to Samuel Cooper, 1854-11-11
Robert E. Lee summons Lt. Jas. Thompson to appear before a court martial.
Robert E. Lee to Samuel Cooper, 1855-03-17
Robert E. Lee writes a recommendation note for Harry Burgden.
Robert E. Lee to Samuel Cooper, 1855-05-12
Robert E. Lee requests extra funding for recruiting purposes.
Robert E. Lee to Samuel Cooper, 1855-05-18
Robert E. Lee comments on status of his men and supplies.
Robert E. Lee to Samuel Cooper, 1857-08-25
Robert E. Lee writes a letter of recommendation for John M. Jones.
Robert E. Lee to "Squire" Cullum, 1837-05-18
Writing from Washington D.C., Robert E. Lee writes of social matters.
Robert E. Lee to Thomas H. Ellis, 1961-07-24
Robert E. Lee thanks Ellis for sending him books.
Robert E. Lee to Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, 1862-04-25
Robert E. Lee notifies the general that it is too late for him to get a hold of an artist by the time Jackson requested.
Robert E. Lee to Unknown Individual, 1854-03-29
Robert E. Lee writes a letter of recommendation for Mr. A.A. Bursley.
Robert E. Lee to Unknown Individual, 1861-10-14
Robert E. Lee approves a substitute for Private Epps.
Robert E. Lee to Unknown Individual, 1862-03-03
Robert E. Lee expresses gratitude for the box of prepared meats sent to him. Relates the importance of "nutritious and palatable"in maintaining some comfort in camp life.
Robert E. Lee to W. J. Magrath Esq., 1862-02-28
Robert E. Lee requests infrastructural and logistical accommodations for the movement of troops stationed along the line of the road and protection of Charleston and Savannah.
Robert E. Lee to W. N. Pendleton, 1862-10-10
Robert E. Lee advises which route Pendleton should take.
Robert E. Lee to William Henry Fitzhugh Lee, 1853-03-03
Robert E. Lee writes to his son updating him on family matters and inquiring about his wrist.
Robert E. Lee to Winfield Scott, 1861-04-20
Robert E. Lee resigns from the United States Army, attributing it to the necessity of protecting his home state.
Robert E. Lee's Oath of Office for Washington College, 1865-10-02
This document is Robert E. Lee's signed Oath of office as President of Washington College. It is signed William White.
Robert E. Lee's will, 1846-08-01
This document is Robert E. Lee's last will and testament. There is also a note on back of will from November 7, 1870.
Robert H. Patterson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-03
This letter was written by Robert H. Patterson of Abingdon, Virginia on February 3, 1866. Patterson wrote to request Lee send to him a catalog of Washington College as well as the Law School.
Robert Selph Henry Correspondence
Includes copies of correspondence between Robert Henry and Douglas Southall Freeman about Freeman writing a foreword for Henry's book The Story of the Conferderacy as well as copies of correspondence between Washington and Lee University Dean Frank Gilliam and Major Edward C. Betts about a Boude and Miley photograph of Robert E. Lee owned by Betts and used by Henry in this book.