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Box 7

 Container

Contains 11 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences , 1866-01-12 - 1866-01-17

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 30
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: 1866-01-12 - 1866-01-17

S. E. Cohen to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-12

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 30

Washington College Information Request from Samuel Rothchild, 1866-01-12

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 30
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: 1866-01-12

Washington Barrow to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-15

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 30
Overview Washington Barrow wrote to inform Lee that he would be sending his grandson and only heir to Washington College.
Dates: 1866-01-15

Thomas M. Ogle to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-15

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 30
Overview Ogle wrote to inquire about obtaining the right to sales of Lee’s history of the war in the State of Delaware.
Dates: 1866-01-15

J. A. Burns to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-15

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 30
Overview Burns wrote to inquire about obtaining the right to sales in California, Arizona and Nevada for Lee’s history of the war.
Dates: 1866-01-15

T. S. Courtney to Robert E. Lee, 1866-1-15

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 30
Overview T. L. Courtney, proprietor of Arlington House, a hotel in Richmond, Virginia, sent Lee an invitation to stay at Arlington House when he went to Richmond.
Dates: 1866-1-15

Washington College Information Request from William A. Vance, 1866-01-16

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 30
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. Vance wrote on behalf of his son, a Confederate veteran.
Dates: 1866-01-16

L. Washington to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-16

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 30
Overview Washington wrote to Lee to inquire about an internship in French, Latin or Spanish at Washington College.
Dates: 1866-01-16