Contains 12 Results:
John Hough James to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-24
This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from John Hough James. James writes Lee regarding Washington College's subscription to the Urbana Union (Ohio) newspaper.
George Lyttleton Peyton to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-23
This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from George Lyttleton Peyton. Peyton invites Lee to visit the Virginia Hotel in Staunton, Virginia.
S. S. Louisa to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-26
This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from S. S. Louisa Cochrane. Cochrane hopes to send her son William G. "Gilly" Cochrane to Washington College and requests a catalogue or circular.
Dominick James Dillon to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-27
This letter is addressed to Robert E. Lee from Dominick James Dillon.Dillon wishes to send his son to Washington College and is awaiting an academic catalogue from the school.
Benjamin S. Elliott to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-27
This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from Benjamin S. Elliott. Elliott informs Lee that he fullfilled a favor that Lee requested in a previous letter. Although Lee did not accept Elliott's previous offer of a colt - sired by the horse "Patrick Henry", Elliott is negotiating that a two-year-old colt to be given to Lee. This letter also contains its original envelope.
Unsigned note to Lee dated April 28th, 1866, 1866-04-28
The note explains a parcel of books from Algernon Sidney Vigus to Robert E. Lee that Vigus had removed from the Lee family's library at "Arlington House" during the American Civil War.
Walter Hanson Jenifer to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-28
Jenifer, formerly of the 8th Virginia Cavalry during the Civil War, announces that he has retired from cavalry service and is running a business, "Jenifer and Brother" of Baltimore, Maryland. He offers his services and merchandise to Lee. Included with this letter is an advertisement for Jenifer's business.
Chestley Netterville to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-29
Netterville wishes to attend Washington College in the fall of 1866 and would like a catalogue.
John C. Breckinridge to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-29
Breckinridge introduces to Robert E. Lee three brothers, William, James, and Edward Carson, who are attending or en route to Washington College from Louisiana and asks that Lee be attentive to their well being. He also mentions Lee's proposed book on the Civil War campaigns of Virginia but that while he has no reports he'd be happy to write about any actions of which he had a part.
S. G. Landes to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-30
This letter by S. G. Landes is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Landes requests an autograph of Lee and mentions he's a native of Rockbridge and Augusta counties of Virginia.
Strobridge & Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-04-30
This letter by the Strobridge Lithography Company is addressed to Robert E. Lee and references their lithographs of Robert E. Lee and that fire had destroyed its Cincinnati studio, including a Lee portrait. They share that a third Lee lithograph is in process as well as a portrait of Stonewall Jackson.