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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 146 Collections and/or Records:

G. W. Leyburn to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents This letter was written by G. W. Leyburn from Big Lick, Virginia on February 27, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Leyburn makes reference to a previous conversation he and Lee had regarding the nature of education. He expands on this topic and asks a series of questions regarding education in the South and requests a written response to the questions. He explains that he wishes to have Lee's stance while Leyburn acts to acquire subscriptions for Washington College's endowment.
Dates: 1866-02-27

M. B. Smith to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-01

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 43
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Mrs. M. B. Smith from Port Royal, Virginia on March 1, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Smith informs Lee that she wishes for her son to attend Washington College. She requests Lee for a school catalogue.
Dates: 1866-03-01

J. M. Handely to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-01

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 43
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. M. Handely on March 1, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Handely requests a copy of Lee's ongoing work on the history of the "Great Rebellion."
Dates: 1866-03-01

Edward A. Pollard to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-02

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 43
Scope and Contents This letter and attached news clippings were written by Edward A. Pollard from Norfolk, Virginia on March 2, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Pollard explains, in reference to a previous correspondence, that he has become aware of an individual who has published his own scholarly work on the Civil War called "The Lost Cause" in the newspaper The New York News and is seeking action. He sent the letter attached with two clippings from papers in which Pollard...
Dates: 1866-03-02

Great Southern & Western Accident & Life Insurance Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-02

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 43
Scope and Contents This letter was written on behalf of the Great Southern & Western Accident & Life Insurace Company of New Orleans, Louisiana on March 2, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The company writes to inform Lee that he has been elected one of five members of the Non-Resident Board of stockholders.
Dates: 1866-03-02

J. Longstreet to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-03

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 43
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Longstreet from New Orleans, Louisiana on March 3, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Longstreet writes to Lee informing him that he has inserted Lee's name as a one of the non-resident board of directors for the Great Southern and Western Life and Accident Insurance Company. He gives description of the company and its then-current assets. Included with the letter is a typed transcript.
Dates: 1866-03-03

J. Johns Jr. Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-03

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 43
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Johns Jr. from Richmond, Virginia on March 3, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Johns writes to Lee that his letter accompanies another letter from Dr. Julius Doetsh. He explains that, upon his advice, Doetsh wishes to make a translation of Lee's work. He then vouches for Doetsh's credentials and character.
Dates: 1866-03-03

Dr. Julius Edmund Doetsh to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-03

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 43
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Dr. Julius Edmund Doetsh from Richmond, Virginia on March 3, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Doetsh introduces himself to Lee and makes an offer to translate Lee's in-progress memoirs into German for European publication. He explains that interest in Europe is high for such a publication, and explains the potential avenues for publication which he can take advantage of.
Dates: 1866-03-03

W. H. McGuire to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-04

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by W. H. McGuire from Washington, DC on March 4, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In her letter, McGuire relays to Lee her thanks for his assistance and relaying of the news of her husband's death.
Dates: 1866-03-04

J. Emanuel to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-07

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Emanuel on March 7, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Emanuel expresses interest in sending his son to Washington College and requests information on admission.
Dates: 1866-03-07