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Box 7

 Container

Contains 325 Results:

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

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 33
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

Nichols wrote to Lee to give him a subscription to The Old Guard, a magazine published 1863 – 1867.

Dates: 1866-01-27

L. Stanley Dennis to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-27

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 33
Abstract

Dennis wrote to Lee expressing her admiration for him and requesting an autograph.

Dates: 1866-01-27

Samuel Kennerly Jr. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-27

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 33
Abstract

The Masons of Waynesboro founded a new lodge in Waynesboro and named it after Lee. The head of the lodge, Samuel Kennerly, Jr. invited Lee to meet with them there.

Dates: 1866-01-27

J. W. Bradshaw to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-27

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 33
Abstract

Bradshaw wrote to Lee to inquire about obtaining the right to sell his book in several counties.

Dates: 1866-01-27

Washington College Information Request from William A. Rogers, 1866-01-25

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 33
Abstract

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: 1866-01-25

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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

Franklin Society and Library Company of Lexington to Robert E. Lee, 1866-01-18

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 31
Abstract

The Franklin Society and Library Company elected Lee has an honorary member. Signed by President of the Franklin Society, J. B. Dorman.

Dates: 1866-01-18

List of War Dated Letters, Reports, and Telegrams sent to Robert E. Lee by General P. G. T. Beauregard , 1865-11

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 20
Abstract

It is unknown whether originals were sent to Lee or rather Lee recieved copies of the original. This list appears to Beauregard's list of what was sent. Another list accompanies it giving the abstract of each item. It is unkown how the list came to the collection.

Dates: 1865-11

A. L. Stith to Robert E. Lee, 1865-12-23

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 24
Abstract

Stith wrote to Lee to inform him that his son will be arriving in Lexington for the winter term.

Dates: 1865-12-23

Letters to and about Robert E. Lee, 1837-07-01 - 1866-01-31

 Sub-Series — Box: 7, Folder: 1-35
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: 1837-07-01 - 1866-01-31