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Box 7

 Container

Contains 8 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences, 1866-01-10 - 1866-01-11

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 29
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: 1866-01-10 - 1866-01-11

Washington College Information Request from W. F. Booker, 1866-01-10

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 29
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: 1866-01-10

Washington College Catalogue Request from W. M. Campbell, 1866-01-10

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 29
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: 1866-01-10

Washington College Information Request from L. A. Johnson, 1866-01-10

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 29
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. Johnson wrote on behalf of his son, a Confederate veteran wounded in Tupelo Mississippi who was currently attending Emory and Henry.
Dates: 1866-01-10

Washington College Information Request from L. B. Freeman, 1866-01-11

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 29
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: 1866-01-11

John Carroll Walsh to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-11

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 29
Overview Walsh sent wrote this letter to accompany his gift to Washington College. Walsh wanted Lee to accept John Lingard’s "History of England, From the First Invasion by the Romans to Accession of Henry VIII" in 13 volumes.
Dates: 1866-01-11

Washington College Information Request from B. L. Sage, 1866-01-10

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 29
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. Sage wrote to gather information on Washington College for Charlie Wells, son of Captain Montford Wells of Louisiana.
Dates: 1866-01-10