Beresford Hope (Alexander J. Beresford Hope) to Gen. Robert E. Lee, 1864-11-14
Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents
From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 - 1870. Adminstrative papers, such as President's Reports, etc..., from Robert E. Lee's presidency of the school may be found within the W&L University Archives. Please contact W&L Special Collections for information regarding the University Archives.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Letter to Robert E. Lee from A.J.B Hope, a British author and politician. Hope wrote of his and others' admiration and respect for Lee. The letter accompanied a Bible purchased by Hope from "the Stall of the State of Kentucky at the Bazaar recently held in Liverpool for the relief of Southern prisoners."