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Ledger Page, Battery Hudson, NY, 1844-07-11

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 12

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.


  • Creation: 1844-07-11


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



This contains a ledger page used by Robert E. Lee as agent for Battery Hudson. He used the ledger to record the acquisition and dispensation of debts and funds for the fort, and by extension the US government. The stated balance due to the government was $648.77 on June 30, 1844. These records were taken while Lee was serving in the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA