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Maury, Matthew Fontaine



  • Existence: 1806 - 1873

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Lee-Jackson Foundation Collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0170
Scope and Contents This collection consists 115 total items. Box one consists of eighty-six letters written by members of the Lee Family of Virginia, including Robert E. Lee; his wife, Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee; his children, his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis; and Lees of the 18th through early 20th century. Box two consists of twenty-nine items, most written by and/or received by individuals connected to the Lee and/or Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson military and family circles. Prominent...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1847 - 1905; Majority of material found within Bulk dates 1847-1869

Maury, Matthew F.

 File — Box 9, Folder: 192
Scope and Contents From the Series:

George Marshall, Bonnie Martin, John Mathews, Mathew F. Maury, Donald McCraig, Ghost McChesney, Thomas Edward McCorkle, McCormick, Cyrus McCormick, Hugh White McCrum, Charles McCulloch Jr., Hunter McDonald, Catherine Feland McDowell, Charles R. McDowell, Ephraim McDowell, McDowell Family, McElroy, William McElwee, Henry McLaughlen, Alexander G. McNutt, MacMillon.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

Robert E. Lee to Matthew Fontaine Maury, 1865-09-08

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 0000006956], Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

In this letter From Cartersville, Va, Lee writes to Maury that he is disappointed in the government but that he wants to continue trying to make it better. He advises Maury against his ideas about starting a settlement of ex-Confederates and other immigrants. A transcription of this letter is housed with the original.

Dates: 1865-09-08

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