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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 11 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences, 1866-03-09-1866-03-12

 File — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
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: 1866-03-09-1866-03-12

W. W. Early to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-09

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by William W. Early from Hyattsville, Maryland on March 9, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Early requests from Lee a catalogue of classes for Washington College.
Dates: 1866-03-09

N. S. Ray to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-09

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by N. S. Ray from Lebanon, Kentucky on March 9, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Ray asks in the letter for a catalogue of studies, as well as general information for Washington College. Ray explains that his son wishes to transfer from Centre College in Kentucky to Washington College.
Dates: 1866-03-09

William Hunter to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-09

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by William Hunter from Savannah, Georgia on March 9, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Hunter writes to Lee informing him that his three sons wish to attend Washington College. He describes the natures of his sons as well as their academic potential.
Dates: 1866-03-09

John Brown Baldwin to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
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: 1866-03-10

E. L. Hadden to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents Ths letter was written by E. L. Hadden from New York City on March 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Hadden writes to Lee informing him that he is returning to Lee a series of items recovered from the occupation of Arlington House at the onset of the Civil War.
Dates: 1866-03-10

J. L. Hocker to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. L. Hocker on behalf of the Periclean Society of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky on March 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter is written to inform Lee that he has been elected as an honorary member of the society.
Dates: 1866-03-10

C. Newton to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by C. Newton from Louisiana State Seminary (later Louisiana State University) on March 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter is written to inform Lee that a society has been formed at the school named the Lee Society, and that Lee has been elected an honorary member.
Dates: 1866-03-10

Francis H. Smith to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-12

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by VMI Superintendent Francis H. Smith on March 12, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Smith writes to inform Lee that a new VMI cadet, William F. Dancey, believes that the damage to VMI has resulted in the institution being unable to perform its purpose. He relays Dancey's desire to instead enroll in Washington College.
Dates: 1866-03-12

Sam Barnett to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-12

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Sam Barnett from Washington, Georgia on March 12, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Barnett writes to Lee informing him that his ward, William H. Barnett, wishes to attended Washington College.
Dates: 1866-03-12