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Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870

 Person

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Abner Johnson Leavenworth to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 50
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Reverend Abner Johnson Leavenworth, writing as secretary of the Teachers' Association of Virginia. He asks Lee to address the organization's anniversary meeting in July 1866 about acceptance and education of Virginia's formerly enslaved people. Lee noted on the reverse of the Letter that he declined the invitation to speak.
Dates: 1866-03-27

Charles W. Cole to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-28

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 50
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Charles W. Cole. Originally this letter was given to Lee with two books, "Rollin's Belles Lettres" and "The Letters of Cicero" that came from his home in Arlington. This letter is an explanation for how Cole obtained them and why he is giving them back.
Dates: 1866-03-28

Edward Long Hedden to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-30

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 50
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Edward Long Hedden. Hedden tells Lee he has received the engraving of Washington and gives his thanks.
Dates: 1866-03-30

Elizabeth Hull to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-05

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 52
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Elizabeth (referred to as Lizzie in the letter) Hull. She asks for information about Washington College for her adopted child.
Dates: 1866-04-05

Ellen Reily to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-02

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 51
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from Ellen Reily. She asks Lee if he could include her husband in his book on the American Civil War. She includes newspaper clippings, orders, and letters by and about her husband Colonel James Reily.
Dates: 1866-04-02

Fanny Bain to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-18

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 48
Scope and Contents This letter was sent to Robert E. Lee from "Fanny" Bain, a corresponding secretary of the Eunomian Literary Society at the Masonic College at La Grange, KY. The society offers Lee honorary membership if he would send a letter of acceptance and make a contribution to the Literary Gems paper.
Dates: 1866-03-18

J. A. G. Williamson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 47
Scope and Contents This letter informs Robert E. Lee of his honorary membership to the Jackson Society, a literary society at the College of William and Mary. This was written by J. A. G. Williamson, the secretary of the society. The reverse shows that Robert E. Lee answered the letter on March 23rd, 1866.
Dates: 1866-03-15

John W. Fiwell, 1866-03-28

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 50
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from John W. Fiwell. Fiwell asks for a circular of Washington College. Fiwell also mentions he is a wounded soldier from Company A of the Fourth Virginia Cavalry.
Dates: 1866-03-28

Meade Woodson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 47
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Meade Woodson of Fincastle, Botetourt County, VA. Woodson writes to Lee on behalf of a Ms. Hamilton who is considering sending her two sons to the institution. She wonders if there will military training at Washington College and if there's boarding for students available with Christian professors.
Dates: 1866-03-15

R. G. Williams to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-31

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 50
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from R. G. Williams. In this letter he reminds Lee about a hat he agreed to last December. This letter came with the hat when it was finally finished in March of 1866.
Dates: 1866-03-31