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Stewart, George J.


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George J. Stewart to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-05

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents

This letter was written by George J. Stewart of Madison Station, Virginia on February 5, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Stewart explains that he intends to apply to and attend Washington College for the coming semester. He also explains that he very much desired to attend the school where Lee was president, which led to a mistaken application to Virginia Military Institute where he initially believed Lee was president.

Dates: 1866-02-05