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Box 7

 Container

Contains 13 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences , 1866-01-24 - 1866-01-27

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 33
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: 1866-01-24 - 1866-01-27

John W. Brockenbrough to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-24

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 33
Overview Jown W. Brockenbrough, found of the Washington College Law School, wrote to Lee in reference to a “proposition” from Mr. Hank Wood.
Dates: 1866-01-24

Jubal Early to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-25

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 33
Overview Jubal Early wrote to Lee from Mexico City, Mexico. He discussed some of his papers from the war and mentioned that he would send them to Lee. Early discussed the southern cause and the need to have southerners help write the history of the war.
Dates: 1866-01-25

Washington College Information Request from William C. Clifford, 1866-01-26

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 33
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: 1866-01-26

J. H. Higginson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-1-26

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 33
Overview Higginson wrote to Lee about a monument being constructed of Confederate Generals with engravings of their images on it. He requested an autograph and photograph from Lee for the monument.
Dates: 1866-1-26

Robert Parker to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-26

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 33
Overview Parker wrote to Lee requesting the right to sell his history of the war in the state of Oregon.
Dates: 1866-01-26

Washington College Information request from Parmenas T. Turnley , 1866-01-26

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 33
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. Turnley was a West Point graduate and a Union soldier. He inquired about sending his nephews to Washington College.
Dates: 1866-01-26

O. C. Nichols to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-27

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 33
Overview Nichols wrote to Lee to give him a subscription to The Old Guard, a magazine published 1863 – 1867.
Dates: 1866-01-27