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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:

J. L. Hocker to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. L. Hocker on behalf of the Periclean Society of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky on March 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter is written to inform Lee that he has been elected as an honorary member of the society.
Dates: 1866-03-10

J. Lawrence Saulsbury to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-20

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was writen by J. Lawrence Saulsbury from Richmond, Virginia on February 20, 1866. Saulsbury begins the letter by expressing his admiration for Lee and his wish to meet him in person. He then transitions into encouraging Lee to allow the company he represents, Blakeney & Co., to supply Washington College's students with sets of gold pens at the cost of $1 each.
Dates: 1866-02-20

J. Longstreet to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-03

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 43
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Longstreet from New Orleans, Louisiana on March 3, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Longstreet writes to Lee informing him that he has inserted Lee's name as a one of the non-resident board of directors for the Great Southern and Western Life and Accident Insurance Company. He gives description of the company and its then-current assets. Included with the letter is a typed transcript.
Dates: 1866-03-03

J. M. Handely to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-01

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 43
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. M. Handely on March 1, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Handely requests a copy of Lee's ongoing work on the history of the "Great Rebellion."
Dates: 1866-03-01

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