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Box 7

 Container

Contains 11 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences, 1866-01-21 - 1866-01-23

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 32
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: 1866-01-21 - 1866-01-23

Henry Brainerd McClellan, 1866-01-21

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 32
Overview General Henry Brainerd McClellan of the Confederate Army wrote to Lee about reports from the war. McClellan informed him his reports were lost, but both he and General Stuart sent their reports to Mrs. Stuart during the war and that she could share them with him.
Dates: 1866-01-21

Washington College Information Request from Jerome N. Martin, 1866-01-22

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 32
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: 1866-01-22

Thomas G. Williams to Isaac M. St. John, 1866-9

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 32
Overview This letter was originally written by Lieutenant Colonel and assistant commissary general Thomas G. Williams and sent to Isaac St. John, the commissary general of subsistence. This letter is an exact copy of that letter copied by a Confederate private and sent to Lee. The letter discusses the Army of Northern Virginia’s rations from April 1, 1865 until surrender.
Dates: 1866-9

Isaac M. St. John to Robert E. Lee , 1866-01-22

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 32
Overview Isaac St. John wrote to Lee with details of the rations of the Army of Northern Virginia during April, 1865. He included with his letter a letter from Thomas G. Williams to him about the rations.
Dates: 1866-01-22

Washington College Information Request from Thomas G. Pratt, 1866-01-22

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 32
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: 1866-01-22

Washington College Information Request from William Nathan Harrell Smith, 1866-01-22

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 32
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: 1866-01-22

Washington College Information Request from D. S. Anderson, 1866-01-23

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 32
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: 1866-01-23

Washington College Information Request from B. H. Covington, 1866-01-23

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 32
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: 1866-01-23

R. W. Jones to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-23

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 32
Overview Jones, a scholar and Confederate veteran, wrote to Lee seeking a position as a professor at Washington College.
Dates: 1866-01-23