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Cordes Sisters to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42

Scope and Contents

This letter was written by the Cordes Sisters and their personal friend Mary Byrnes from Ridgevill, South Carolina on February 27, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter was sent in care of the sisters' father, Captain Theodore Cordes from Charleston, South Carolina. The letter is a follow up to a previous request of the sisters that went unanswered from December of 1865. The sisters requested some small memento from Lee, as they had great respect for him.

Dates

  • 1866-02-27

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Repository Details

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

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