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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 10 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences, 1866-02-18-1866-02-21

 File — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
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: 1866-02-18-1866-02-21

N. B. Feagin to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-18

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by N. B. Feagin from Midway, Alabama on February 18, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Fiegan requests Lee send to him a Washington College circular due to his interest in attending.
Dates: 1866-02-18

M. S. Clarke to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-19

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by M. S. Clarke from Louisville, Kentucky on February 19, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Clarke requsts a set of catalogs for himself and several other young men in his area, as they are interesting in attending Washington College.
Dates: 1866-02-19

Henry B. Dawson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-18

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Henry B. Dawson from Morrisania, New York on February 18, 1866. In the letter, Dawson expresses his interest in Lee's efforts to publish his father's memoirs. Dawson offers his assistance as an historian, and includes a segment of The Historical Magazine highlighting his past historical work.
Dates: 1866-02-18

C. R. Hubbard to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-20

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by C. R. Hubbard from Montgomery, Alabama on February 20, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Hubbard asks Lee to send to him a catalogue of classes at Washington College, as well to write back any information that would ensure his admission to the college.
Dates: 1866-02-20

Frank Magruder to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-20

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Frank Magruder from Goshen, Kentucky on February 20, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Magruder requests that Lee send to him a circular for Washington College, as his son is interested in attending the school.
Dates: 1866-02-20

D. S. Mulee to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-20

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by D. S. Mulee from Fort Pulaski, Georgia on February 20, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Mulee writes from the fort prison, vouching for the character of his friend, John M. Taylor's, sons who had been sent to attend school at Washington College.
Dates: 1866-02-20

Charles E. Waters to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-21

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Charles E. Waters from Baltimore, Maryland on February 21, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Waters describes how the ladies of Baltimore are organizing a fair to raise funds for the relief of southerners affected bt the Civil War. He requests, at the suggestion of his wife, that Lee send a set of his autographs to be sold at the fair to raise money for their cause.
Dates: 1866-02-21

Robert E. Lee Jr. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-19

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter is written by Robert E. Lee Jr. on February 19, 1866 to his father, Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Robert E. Lee Jr. expresses to his father that he was happy to hear from him and his mother recently. He goes on to ask advice from his father regarding the mill he now operates. He explains the situation of some mechanical problems witht he mill and dam, and asks his father to provide advice on the course of action to take and how to apply the repairs effectively.
Dates: 1866-02-19

J. Lawrence Saulsbury to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-20

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents This letter was writen by J. Lawrence Saulsbury from Richmond, Virginia on February 20, 1866. Saulsbury begins the letter by expressing his admiration for Lee and his wish to meet him in person. He then transitions into encouraging Lee to allow the company he represents, Blakeney & Co., to supply Washington College's students with sets of gold pens at the cost of $1 each.
Dates: 1866-02-20