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Box 7

 Container

Contains 10 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences, 1866-01-01 - 1866-01-07

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 27
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: 1866-01-01 - 1866-01-07

Washington College Catalogue Request from J. F. Starr, 1866-01-01

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 27
Overview Upon Robert E. Lee assuming the position of president of Washington College, the college received a great deal of attention from southerners and northerners alike. Prospective students of the college or their parents would write to Robert E. Lee in order to request a Washington College catalogue, admission to the school or more information.
Dates: 1866-01-01

S. M. Kennedy to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-01

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 27
Overview S. M. Kennedy wrote to inquire about obtaining the right to Midwest sales of Lee’s history of the war upon its completion.
Dates: 1866-01-01

Samuel Burns and Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-03

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 27
Overview Samuel Burns and Co. wished to obtain the right to sell Lee’s history of the war in Iowa, Illinois and Missouri.
Dates: 1866-01-03

Washington College Information Request from G. H. Fudge, 1866-01-04

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 27
Overview Upon Robert E. Lee assuming the position of president of Washington College, the college received a great deal of attention from southerners and northerners alike. Prospective students of the college or their parents would write to Robert E. Lee in order to request a Washington College catalogue, admission to the school or more information.
Dates: 1866-01-04

Francis Dewing & Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-05

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 27
Overview Francis Dewing and Co. wished to obtain the right to sell Lee’s history of the war on the Pacific Coast.
Dates: 1866-01-05

T. M. Niven to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-05

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 27
Overview Niven wrote this letter to accompany a copy of Thomas Carlyle’s “Frederick the Great” that he sent to Lee. He asked that Lee consider writing an introduction for Robert Lewis Dabney’s recently published “Life and Times of Thomas J. Jackson”. A portion of profits from the biography were given to Mrs. Thomas J. Jackson and Niven hoped that an introduction from Lee would increase sales.
Dates: 1866-01-05

Washington College Information Request from Joseph Grundy Jr. , 1866-01-06

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 27
Overview Upon Robert E. Lee assuming the position of president of Washington College, the college received a great deal of attention from southerners and northerners alike. Prospective students of the college or their parents would write to Robert E. Lee in order to request a Washington College catalogue, admission to the school or more information.
Dates: 1866-01-06

Washington College Circular Request from A. H. Gardner, 1866-01-07

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 27
Overview Upon Robert E. Lee assuming the position of president of Washington College, the college received a great deal of attention from southerners and northerners alike. Prospective students of the college or their parents would write to Robert E. Lee in order to request a Washington College catalogue, admission to the school or more information.
Dates: 1866-01-07

Washington College Information Request from John G. Mason, 1866-01-07

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 27
Overview Upon Robert E. Lee assuming the position of president of Washington College, the college received a great deal of attention from southerners and northerners alike. Prospective students of the college or their parents would write to Robert E. Lee in order to request a Washington College catalogue, admission to the school or more information.
Dates: 1866-01-07