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Box 7

 Container

Contains 6 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences , 1837 - 1864

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 -...
Dates: 1837 - 1864

Haldimand S. Putnam to John L. Putnam, 1853-10-22

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1853-10-22

Moses D. Hoge to Gen. Robert E. Lee, 1863-11-04

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 -...
Dates: 1863-11-04

William Nelson Pendleton to Gen. Robert E. Lee, 1864-10-19

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Overview 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.
Dates: 1864-10-19

Beresford Hope (Alexander J. Beresford Hope) to Gen. Robert E. Lee, 1864-11-14

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Overview 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."
Dates: 1864-11-14

Letter of Introduction for Robert E. Lee from General Charles Gratiot to St. Louis Mayor Darby (Copy), 1837-07-01

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains primary and secondary resources pertaining to Robert E. Lee and the Lee family. Included are correspondences from, to, and about Lee and various family members; memorabilia, pamphlets, photographs, reminiscences, miscellaneous personal papers, family history and genealogy. The collection includes materials acquired from the Lee family and items donated to and purchased and compiled by W&L University since Lee's tenure as president of Washington College from 1865 -...
Dates: 1837-07-01