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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 12 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences, 1866-02-14-1866-02-17

 File — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
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: 1866-02-14-1866-02-17

John R. Glascock to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-14

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by John Raglan Glascock from the University of Virginia on February 14, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Glascock requests that a catalog or circular for Washington College be forwarded to him at the request of a friend from California interested in attending.
Dates: 1866-02-14

J. B. Heck to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-14

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. B. Heck on February 14, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter acts as a bill and statement of service to Washington College. Heck states the materials needed and the requested services for building shelving for the Washington College Library.
Dates: 1866-02-14

J. P. Branch to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. P. Branch from Augusta, Georgia on February 15, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Branch expresses his admiration for Lee and requests an autograph be sent to him.
Dates: 1866-02-15

L. Jervey to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by L. Jervey from Charleston, South Carolina on February 15, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Jervey informed Lee of a bulk of cotton in his possession that he wishes to give to Lee. He goes on to praise him for his character and actions during the war.
Dates: 1866-02-15

A. B. Robertson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by A. B. Robertson from New Wartrace, Tennessee on February 15, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Robertson requests Lee to send him a circular on Washington College. He goes on to explain his motivations in doing so.
Dates: 1866-02-15

A. S. Buford to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-16

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by A. S. Buford from Richmond, Virginia on February 16, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Buford writes from Richmond as president of the Richmond & Danville Rail Road, and presents to Lee tickets for use on the railroad. He concludes by requesting an autograph from Lee.
Dates: 1866-02-16

William P. Marlin, 1866-02-16

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by William P. Marlin on February 16, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Marlin writes to request that Lee send to his address a circular for Washington College for his son, a prospective student.
Dates: 1866-02-16

J. Warner to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-17

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Warner from Washington, D.C. on February 17, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Warner writes to Lee to inform that he had come across an individual in Philadelphia in possession of a scrapbook of material relating to the Washington family. Warner requests that Lee relay any knowledge which could be used to return the scrapbook to its rightful owner.
Dates: 1866-02-17

Burke, Herbert & Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-17

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 39
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Burk, Herbert & Co. from Alexandria, Virginia on February 17, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The company is writing to inform Lee that $25 have been added to the account of Sydney Smith Lee.
Dates: 1866-02-17