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G. W. Leyburn to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42

Scope and Contents

This letter was written by G. W. Leyburn from Big Lick, Virginia on February 27, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Leyburn makes reference to a previous conversation he and Lee had regarding the nature of education. He expands on this topic and asks a series of questions regarding education in the South and requests a written response to the questions. He explains that he wishes to have Lee's stance while Leyburn acts to acquire subscriptions for Washington College's endowment.


  • 1866-02-27


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, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA