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J. W. Francis to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-06

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37

Scope and Contents

This letter was written by J. W. Francis on February 6, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Francis explains to Lee that he has in his possession two documents that were taken from Lee's Arlington house during the Civil War by the army stationed on the Potomac. The documents mentioned include a deed dated 1632 and a work on the "Anti-Christian Conspiracy." Francis expresses his desire to return these items to Lee's possession at his earliest convenience.


  • Creation: 1866-02-06


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