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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 10 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences, 1866-02-22-1866-02-26

 File — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
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: 1866-02-22-1866-02-26

W. P. Moore to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-22

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written by W. P. Moore from Palmyra, Missouri on February 22, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Moore requests a response from Lee on the question of to whom he needed to seek the copyright of Lee's historical exploits during the war while in Missouri.
Dates: 1866-02-22

Laura G. Ogle to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-23

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Laura G. Ogle from New Castle, Delaware on February 23, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter is a follow up to a previous response given by Lee. Ogle expresses her gratitude for Lee's fulfillment of her reqeust of a signed photograph.
Dates: 1866-02-23

Maj. George L. Gillespie, Jr. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-24

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written by former CSA Staff member of General Stevenson, Major George L. Gillespie from Chatanooga, Tennessee on February 24, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Gillespie writes the letter as an introduction to two relatives of his attending Washington College, Robert N. and Thomas J. Gillespie. He vouches for their quality of character and hopes Lee will provide them with a role model.
Dates: 1866-02-24

Philologic Society to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-24

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Horace Sheley on behalf of the Philologic Society of Westminster College on February 24, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter extends an invitation for Lee to become and honorary member of the Philologic Society.
Dates: 1866-02-24

William H. Botts to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-26

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written by William H. Botts from Glasgow, Kentucky on February 26, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Botts writes to introduce Buford Leslie to Lee and vouch for his character while he attends Washignton College.
Dates: 1866-02-26

William Brazelton to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-25

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written by William Brazelton from New Market, Tennessee on February 25, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Brazelton writes as a way to introduce J. M. Gillespie from Rhea County who attended Washington College. He also explains some events of his life, as well as the nature of young southern men.
Dates: 1866-02-25

Butler, Perrigo, and Way to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-26

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written on behalf of the company of art-dealers Butler, Perrigo, and Way from Baltimore, Maryland on February 26, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The dealers express their thanks to Lee for sending them a series of autographs they had previously requested. They inform Lee that the autographs are to be framed and sold by their dealership.
Dates: 1866-02-26

D. Creel to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-24

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written by D. Creel from Chillicothe, Ohio on February 24, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter begins by praising Lee and making several biblical comparisons to Lee. Creel continues and begins to refer to his relation to Stonewall Jackson by marriage, and begins to recount events of Jackson's life as he viewed them up until his death during the Civil War. Creel also describes events of his own life, including raids by northern militias on his home.
Dates: 1866-02-24

Jones Bros. & Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-26

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written on behalf of Jones Bros. & Co. from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 26, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The company writes to follow up on Lee's rejection of the previous offer for the company to publish his personal works. The follow up resolves with an open offer should Lee change his mind.
Dates: 1866-02-26