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J. W. Lapsley to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-07

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44

Scope and Contents

This letter was written by John W. Lapsley from Shelby County, Alabama on March 7, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. He writes to Lee introducing his son, John B. Lapsley who is attending Washington College. He goes into deep detail about his son's mannerisms and behavior, expressing hope that Lee's leadership will help to mold him appropriately.


  • Creation: 1866-03-07


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

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA