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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 372 Collections and/or Records:

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 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

John Randolph Tucker, 1866-01-31

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 34
Overview John Randolph Tucker, a Virginian author, lawyer and politician and Dean of the Washington and Lee Law School from 1893 to 1897, wrote to Lee to express his admiration for him.
Dates: 1866-01-31

Jones Bros. & Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-02

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents In this letter, Jones Bros. & Co. Subscription Book Publishers of Philadelphia, PA wrote a business letter to Robert E. Lee on February 2, 1866. In the letter, the company attempts to solicit their services to publish Lee's current writings on his Civil War Campaigns.
Dates: 1866-02-02

Jones Bros. & Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-26

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written on behalf of Jones Bros. & Co. from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 26, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The company writes to follow up on Lee's rejection of the previous offer for the company to publish his personal works. The follow up resolves with an open offer should Lee change his mind.
Dates: 1866-02-26

Joseph Finnegan to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-03

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Joseph Finnegan of Fenandina, Florida on February 3, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Finnegan explains to Lee that his friend, Captain Taylor, had recently passed away. He goes on to explain that Captain Taylor's two son's were currently attending Washington College. Finnegan continues to explain that the sons of Taylor are likely undisciplined due to their lack of quality education in their formative years. He requests that Lee offer them additional guidance in...
Dates: 1866-02-03

L. Davis to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-12

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by L. Davis from Prospect Hill, Georgia on February 12, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Davis relays to Lee that he had heard a speech on history recounting the evacuation of Richmond by Jefferson Davis, and transcribed a section he believed would be of interest to Lee, which is also included with the letter.
Dates: 1866-02-12

L. Jervey to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by L. Jervey from Charleston, South Carolina on February 15, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Jervey informed Lee of a bulk of cotton in his possession that he wishes to give to Lee. He goes on to praise him for his character and actions during the war.
Dates: 1866-02-15

Lancaster & Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-09

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by a representative of Lancaster & Co from Richmond, Virginia on February 9, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The company is informing Lee of a check from the treasurer of Ohio made out to Lee for $105 accrued in interest on bonds.
Dates: 1866-02-09

Laura G. Ogle to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-01

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 36
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: 1866-02-01