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Virginia Railroad Company to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-04

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37

Scope and Contents

This letter was written on behalf of the Virginia Railroad Company in Richmond, Virginia on February 4, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter was written to Lee to inform him of a bill advocating the railroad's repair and to continue his support of the reconstruction of Virginia's infrastructure. The letter includes the bill itself, a printed prospectus, and assorted newspaper clippings referencing the project.


  • Creation: 1866-02-04


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Repository Details

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

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Lexington VA 24450 USA