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Letter, James D. Davidson to Robert E. Lee with follow-up notes from both, 1869-05-13

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8

Scope and Contents

Lexington, Virginia lawyer James D. Davidson writes a one page note to Robert E. Lee asking him to explain his family relationship to Arthur Lee, signer of the Virginia's Deed of Cession in 1784. Lee responds initially on the same page. The note was then delivered back to Davidson who corrected his initial question and asks for an updated response which Lee provides on the reverse of the page.


  • Creation: 1869-05-13

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research use.


From the Collection: 1 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