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Vigus, Algernon Sidney, c.1808-d.1873


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Algernon Sidney Vigus to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-09

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 53
Scope and Contents

This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Algernon Sidney Vigus. Vigus explains that he has acquired Lee family letters removed from the Lee family home at Arlington during the Civil War and that he'd like to return them. Vigus asks to keep one of the letters, to a Custis family member from London in 1728. Vigus ultimately returned the correspondence and Lee honored Vigus' request for the 1728 letter.

Dates: 1866-04-09

Unsigned note to Lee dated April 28th, 1866, 1866-04-28

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 56
Scope and Contents

The note explains a parcel of books from Algernon Sidney Vigus to Robert E. Lee that Vigus had removed from the Lee family's library at "Arlington House" during the American Civil War.

Dates: 1866-04-28

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