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West Point cadet Putnam writes to his father regarding his his first semester at the academy. He mentions a number of officers including West Point Superintendent Robert E. Lee.
William Nelson Pendleton, a Confederate General and Episcopal priest, explains his failure to ask for a blessing while dining with Robert E. Lee two days prior.
Letter to Robert E. Lee from A.J.B Hope, a British author and politician. Hope wrote of his and others' admiration and respect for Lee. The letter accompanied a Bible purchased by Hope from "the Stall of the State of Kentucky at the Bazaar recently held in Liverpool for the relief of Southern prisoners."
Lt. Gen. Grant's letter to Gen. Lee, on terms of surrender for the Army of Northern Virginia (Copy), 1865-04-09
Isaac M. St. John to Robert E. Lee, describing supplies during the last days of the Army of Northern Virginia, 1865-06-20
Letter of Introduction for Robert E. Lee from General Charles Gratiot to St. Louis Mayor Darby (Copy), 1837-07-01
The letter is written to Robert E. Lee to inform him that the Washington College Board of Trustees unanimously elected him president of the college. It is signed by the board members.
Joseph L. Topham represented "the largest book publishing house in America." In this letter he offers Lee $50,000 to write "a History of the War or Reminiscences of the War."