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Box 7

 Container

Contains 10 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences, 1866-01-28 - 1866-01-31

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 34
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: 1866-01-28 - 1866-01-31

James Park to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-28

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 34
Overview Park wrote to Lee to introduce Robert Keller, who wished to attend Washington College.
Dates: 1866-01-28

Washington College Information Request from Mrs. Mary A. Ackworth, 1866-01-29

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 34
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: 1866-01-29

Washington and Lee Information Request from William P. Neale, 1866-01-29

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 34
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: 1866-01-29

William A. Pope to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-29

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 34
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. Pope wrote to Lee to introduce his brother, Marshall Pope, a seventeen year old Confederate veteran who wished to be educated at Washington College.
Dates: 1866-01-29

Mrs. H. L. Pope to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-30

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 34
Overview Pope wrote a letter of introduction for her brother (Charles M. Hill) and brother in law (Marshall Pope). She explained that both boys were Confederate veterans who had entered the war before they were 16. They travelled to Lexington to attend Washington College.
Dates: 1866-01-30

Washington College Information Request from John W. Hart, 1866-01-30

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 34
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: 1866-01-30

Emory and Henry College Hermesian Society to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-30

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 34
Overview Emory and Henry’s Hermesian Society wrote to inform Lee that he had been elected as an honorary member. Signed by A. Findlay Harris.
Dates: 1866-01-30

C. C. Hearne, 1866-01-31

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 34
Overview Hearne wrote to Lee to introduce his son, Charles C. Hearne, who he was sending to Washington College.
Dates: 1866-01-31

John Randolph Tucker, 1866-01-31

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 34
Overview John Randolph Tucker, a Virginian author, lawyer and politician and Dean of the Washington and Lee Law School from 1893 to 1897, wrote to Lee to express his admiration for him.
Dates: 1866-01-31