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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 8 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences, 1866-03-26-1866-03-31

 File — Box: 7A, Folder: 50
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: 1866-03-26-1866-03-31

Edward Long Hedden to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-30

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 50
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Edward Long Hedden. Hedden tells Lee he has received the engraving of Washington and gives his thanks.
Dates: 1866-03-30

John W. Fiwell, 1866-03-28

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 50
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from John W. Fiwell. Fiwell asks for a circular of Washington College. Fiwell also mentions he is a wounded soldier from Company A of the Fourth Virginia Cavalry.
Dates: 1866-03-28

Abner Johnson Leavenworth to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 50
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Reverend Abner Johnson Leavenworth, writing as secretary of the Teachers' Association of Virginia. He asks Lee to address the organization's anniversary meeting in July 1866 about acceptance and education of Virginia's formerly enslaved people. Lee noted on the reverse of the Letter that he declined the invitation to speak.
Dates: 1866-03-27

Charles W. Cole to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-28

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 50
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Charles W. Cole. Originally this letter was given to Lee with two books, "Rollin's Belles Lettres" and "The Letters of Cicero" that came from his home in Arlington. This letter is an explanation for how Cole obtained them and why he is giving them back.
Dates: 1866-03-28

R. G. Williams to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-31

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 50
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from R. G. Williams. In this letter he reminds Lee about a hat he agreed to last December. This letter came with the hat when it was finally finished in March of 1866.
Dates: 1866-03-31

S. J. Henderson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 50
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from S. J. Henderson. Henderson and Judge Charles Lewis McConnell have heard Lee plans to write a book on the American Civil War. Henderson and McConnell ask to have publishing agency in Kentucky for Lee's book.
Dates: 1866-03-27

Sargent, Wilson & Hinkle to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-31

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 50
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from the book publisher Sargent, Wilson and Hinkle. This letter asks Lee for his approval of McGuffey Eclectic Readers books on the American Civil War.
Dates: 1866-03-31