Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Aaron Howell Pierson Sr. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-15
This letter by Aaron Howell Pierson Sr. is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Pierson wishes to send his son to Washington College but does not know the requirements. Pierson worries that because of his son's service in the American Civil War, he may be too far behind his studies to attend.
Alexander Gardner to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-10
Phtographer Alexander Gardner plans to send Lee photographs that are on hand in his studio at that include his company's imprint. He also plans to print and mount one-hundred photographs without his imprint, per Lee's request.
Augustus Machim Garber to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-17
This letter by Augustus Machim Garber is addressed to Robert E. Lee. He writes that he has sent catalogues of Washington College to his uncle. However, his uncle would like information on fees and payment to the school. Garber also mentions sculptor William Rudolph O'Donovan and shares that the scultpor, with approval from Lee, will continue workingon a bust of Stonwall Jackson.
Originally included with this letter was a photograph of O'Donovan's bust of Stonewall Jackson.
Charles B. Richardson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-05
This letter by Charles B. Richardson is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Enclosed with this letter was a map of the Army of the Potomac that Lee requested, as well as John Beauchamp Jones' "A Rebel War Clerk's Diary". Along with this package, Richardson updates Lee on the publishing of Henry Lee III's memoirs. Richardson also tells Lee that he is facing financial setbacks but they shouldn't hinder his business.
Ellen Reily to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-02
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.
James Dabney McCabe to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-15
This letter by James Dabney McCabe is addressed to Robert E. Lee. McCabe asks permission to write about Lee's actions during the American Civil War. He includes that as an ex-cadet of Virginia Military Institue, he published "A Life of Lieut. Gen. T. J. Jackson" during the war.
Jubal Anderson Early to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-15
Jubal Early recounts his participation in battles of the American Civil War and describes his experience living in Mexico since the Confederate surrender and his planned move to Canada.
The original envelope is included with this letter.
R. Thompson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-15
This letter by R. Thompson is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Thompson offers to publish a British edition of Lee's planned book on the American Civil War. Lee never wrote the book.
Robert V. Richardson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-02
This letter by Robert Vinkler Richardson is for Robert E. Lee. Richardson is trying to establish foreign investment in the southern American cotton industry. His letter is written on a circular sent out to different cotton planters.
S. J. Henderson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-27
This letter to Robert E. Lee is from S. J. Henderson. Henderson and Judge Charles Lewis McConnell have heard Lee plans to write a book on the American Civil War. Henderson and McConnell ask to have publishing agency in Kentucky for Lee's book.
Sam Beach Jones to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-15
This letter by the Reverend Samuel Beach Jones is addressed to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Jones mentions locating artwork and possibly a book possibly removed Arlington House during the war. The book he mentions was inscribed to Charles A. Atkinson. Jones offers to fund raise for Washington College.
Sargent, Wilson & Hinkle to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-31
This letter to Robert E. Lee is from the book publisher Sargent, Wilson and Hinkle. This letter asks Lee for his approval of McGuffey Eclectic Readers books on the American Civil War.
Stonewall Literary Society to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-01
This letter by members of the Stonewall Literary Society is for Robert E. Lee. The society writes to Lee that they have decided to make him an honorary member for his actions during the Siege of Petersburg, Virginia during the American Civil War.
Thomas T. Munford to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-18
This letter was written by Thomas Munford for Robert E. Lee. Having learned that R. E. Lee is planning to write a war memoir, Munford writes to Lee to correct information within the offical Confederate report of the cavalry battle at Aldie, Virginia in 1863.
W. H. Nettleton to Robert E. Lee, 1866-05-11
This letter by W. H. Nettleton is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Nettleton, an Englishman having traveled the county over the past year, writes that he would like a hand-written line or two from Lee as a souvenir of this trip.
- Subject: American Civil War (United States : 1861-1865) X
- Publishing 2
- Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial (Va.) 1
- Autographs 1
- Battle of Aldie (Virginia : 1863) 1
- Battle of Gains' Mill (Virginia : 1862) 1
- Battle of Galveston (Galveston, Texas : 1863) 1
- Battle of Irish Bend (Saint Mary Parish, Louisiana : 1863) 1
- Battle of North Anna River (Virginia : 1864) 1
- Battle of Spotsylvania Court House (Virginia : 1864) 1
- Battle of Valverde (Val Verde, New Mexico : 1862) 1
- Busts 1
- Carte de visite photographs 1
- Cavalry 1
- Cotton 1
- Investments, Foreign 1
- Literature -- Societies, etc. 1
- Map publishing 1
- McGuffey's first-sixth eclectic reader (McGuffey, William Holmes) 1
- Photography 1
- Publishers and publishing 1
- Publishers and publishing--International cooperation 1
- Sculpture 1
- Siege of Petersburg (Virginia : 1864-1865) 1
- Statues 1
- Virginia--Petersburg 1
- War photography 1 + ∧ less