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Robert E. Lee to Matthew Fontaine Maury, 1865-09-08

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 12

Scope and Contents

In this letter From Cartersville, Va, Lee writes to Maury that he is disappointed in the government but that he wants to continue trying to make it better. He advises Maury against his ideas about starting a settlement of ex-Confederates and other immigrants. A transcription of this letter is housed with the original.


  • 1865-09-08



From the Collection: 118 Item

Language of Materials


Physical Location

This item is housed in the Secure Cabinet.


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