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L. Davis to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-12

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38

Scope and Contents

This letter was written by L. Davis from Prospect Hill, Georgia on February 12, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Davis relays to Lee that he had heard a speech on history recounting the evacuation of Richmond by Jefferson Davis, and transcribed a section he believed would be of interest to Lee, which is also included with the letter.

Dates

  • 1866-02-12

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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