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Box 7

 Container

Contains 9 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences , 1865-11-28 - 1865-11-30

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 20
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: 1865-11-28 - 1865-11-30

Blelock & Co to Robert E. Lee, 1865-11-28

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 20
Overview Blelock & Co. wrote to Robert E. Lee to inquire about publishing his history of the Civil War, when he finishes it.
Dates: 1865-11-28

Charles Marshall to Robert E. Lee, 1865-11-28

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 20
Overview Marshall, who served as Lee’s aide de camp during the war, wrote to discuss several matters with Lee. First, he updated Lee on the state of his furniture and when it will be shipped. He informed Lee about Mr. Poole, who was a photograph painter that Lee was curious about. He also discussed Lee’s history of the war and gave him advice about publishing it. He suggested that Lee not go through C.B. Richardson, who Lee had an informal agreement with.
Dates: 1865-11-28

Edward D. Christian to Robert E. Lee, 1865-11-30

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 20
Overview Edward D. Christian sent Lee the “prospectus” for his paper, the Lynchburg Daily News. He hoped that Lee would want the paper sent to him.
Dates: 1865-11-30

J. Newton Gregg to Robert E. Lee, 1865-11-30

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 20
Overview Gregg had purchased a ring and pin from a Union Soldier. Gregg and his father, John H. Gregg, believed that the items had belonged to Robert E. Lee and wanted to return them. In Lee’s handwriting, on the back of the letter is written “J. Newt Gregg Returns the ring & pin containing the hair of Genl & Mrs. Washington taken with other things left with Mr Edward Turner for safe keeping.”
Dates: 1865-11-30

R.S. Morgan to Robert E. Lee, 1865-11-30

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 20
Overview R.S. Morgan, a Confederate Veteran of the Army of Northern Virginia, wrote to Lee to asking him to send articles about the war to include in a literary paper that he wanted to start. Lee declined.
Dates: 1865-11-30

List of War Dated Letters, Reports, and Telegrams sent to Robert E. Lee by General P. G. T. Beauregard , 1865-11

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 20
Overview It is unknown whether originals were sent to Lee or rather Lee recieved copies of the original. This list appears to Beauregard's list of what was sent. Another list accompanies it giving the abstract of each item. It is unkown how the list came to the collection.
Dates: 1865-11