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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondences, 1866-04-02

 File — Box: 7A, Folder: 51
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: 1866-04-02

Wilmer McLean to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-02

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 51
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee is from Wilmer McLean. McLean asks Lee if he would come back to Appamatox to have a photograph of him taken in the room where he surrendered to General Ulysses S. Grant a year before.
Dates: 1866-04-02

Ellen Reily to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-02

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 51
Scope and Contents This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from Ellen Reily. She asks Lee if he could include her husband in his book on the American Civil War. She includes newspaper clippings, orders, and letters by and about her husband Colonel James Reily.
Dates: 1866-04-02