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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences, 1866-03-15

 File — Box: 7A, Folder: 47
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: 1866-03-15

J. A. G. Williamson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 47
Scope and Contents This letter informs Robert E. Lee of his honorary membership to the Jackson Society, a literary society at the College of William and Mary. This was written by J. A. G. Williamson, the secretary of the society. The reverse shows that Robert E. Lee answered the letter on March 23rd, 1866.
Dates: 1866-03-15

Meade Woodson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 47
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Meade Woodson of Fincastle, Botetourt County, VA. Woodson writes to Lee on behalf of a Ms. Hamilton who is considering sending her two sons to the institution. She wonders if there will military training at Washington College and if there's boarding for students available with Christian professors.
Dates: 1866-03-15

American Publishing Company to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 47
Scope and Contents This letter to R. E. Lee was written by S. S. Scranton and J. B. Burr from the American Publishing Company of Hartford, Connecticut. They write to inquire on Lee's status in writing his history of the war, and continue to express interest in negotiating a publishing contract.
Dates: 1866-03-15

Emma Willard to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 47
Scope and Contents This letter was written by American educator Emma Willard on March 15, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Willard introduces herself and explains that she is a writer of history and has followed Lee's career through the war. She expresses her wish to establish contact with various generals, including Lee, to record their views of experiences for an upcoming school history book on the topic.
Dates: 1866-03-15

W. Scott Glore to Robert E. Lee

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 47
Scope and Contents This letter was written by W. Scott Glore from Louisville, Kentucky to Robert E. Lee. Glore offers to pay for $1000 of the publication costs of Lee's proposed book on his campaigns during the American Civil War.
Dates: 1866-03-15

P. T. Moore to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-15

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 47
Scope and Contents This letter was written by P. T. Moore from Richmond, Virginia to Robert E. Lee. Moore explains that his friend from the British Parliament has requested an autographed photograph and he inquires about a potential faculty position in Agriculture or Geology at Washington College for Dr. Thomas Antisell.
Dates: 1866-03-15