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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 10 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences, 1866-02-08-1866-02-13

 File — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
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: 1866-02-08-1866-02-13

Samuel H. Anderson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-08

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Samuel H. Anderson from Georgetown College in Washington, DC on February 8, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Anderson explains in the letter that the Philodemic Society of Georgetown College had elected to make Lee an honorary member.
Dates: 1866-02-08

Lancaster & Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-09

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by a representative of Lancaster & Co from Richmond, Virginia on February 9, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The company is informing Lee of a check from the treasurer of Ohio made out to Lee for $105 accrued in interest on bonds.
Dates: 1866-02-09

Letter of Recommendation for John B. Mays to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-08-1866-02-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
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: 1866-02-08-1866-02-10

Charles O. DeLahoussaye to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Charles O. DeLahoussaye in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, DeLahoussaye writes requesting that Lee send a catalog for Virginia Military Institute, as he desires to send his nephew to atttend school. DeLahoussaye potentially erroneously ascertained that Lee was the president of VMI.
Dates: 1866-02-10

G. W. Garmany to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by George Washignton Garmany from Savannah, Georgia on February 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Garmany wrote the letter as a recommendation for John B. Mays, a potential student of Washington College.
Dates: 1866-02-10

M. A. Gibbs to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by M. A. Gibbs from Vicksburg, Mississippi on February 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. He requests in the letter that Lee admit his son into Washington College.
Dates: 1866-02-10

Sam Tyler to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-12

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Sam Tyler from Frederick City, Maryland on February 12, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Tyler informs Lee that Prof. Baer intends to have a collection of minerals identified and labeled within several months for the use of Washington College.
Dates: 1866-02-12

L. Davis to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-12

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by L. Davis from Prospect Hill, Georgia on February 12, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Davis relays to Lee that he had heard a speech on history recounting the evacuation of Richmond by Jefferson Davis, and transcribed a section he believed would be of interest to Lee, which is also included with the letter.
Dates: 1866-02-12

W. M. Black to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-13

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by W. M. Black from Lynchburg, Virginia on February 13, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Black explains to Lee that a package has been recovered at his Southern Express Company office that contains cash addressed to Lee. He requests that Lee respond with instructions on what to do with the package.
Dates: 1866-02-13