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Ledger Page, US Military Academy, 1854-05-03

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 15

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.


  • 1854-05-03


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet

Language of Materials



This ledger page is from the treasury of the US Militart Academy at West Point. It details various articles acquired by the academy and their corresponding price and quantities. It is initialed by Robert E. Lee for approval, as he was serving as Superintendent of the academy at the time. The lower half of the page includes, in red ink, details highlighting the relevance of the initials. These details were likely added years later.

The reverse side of the page consists of a table of expenses used for the academy.

Repository Details

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

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA