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Letter from a student to Washington College faculty signed by Robert E. Lee, 1869-12-21


Scope and Contents

Letter from Frank A. Waddill, Class of 1870, to the faculty requesting permission for five days off from school. Note on the back of the board to which the letter is glued: 'Frank A. Waddill was a classmate (roomate?) of Wilmer H. Shields at Washington College (and then Washington and Lee University)...'


  • Creation: 1869-12-21


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.


From the Collection: 24 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Physical Location

Item is housed in the Secure Cabinet.

Physical Description

Item is glued to a piece of board.

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA