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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 146 Collections and/or Records:

George M. Branner to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-07

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by George Michael Branner from Knoxville, Tennessee on March 7, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Branner writes the letter as an introduction to his son Hardy Bryan Branner and his friend Rudolph Bryan. He vouches for their character, and explains that all funds for their education are accommodated.
Dates: 1866-03-07

E. C. Middleton to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-07

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by E. C. Middleton from Washington, DC on March 7, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Middleton introduces his agent, E. F. Lutz of Baltimore. Middleton then explains that his previous request of an oil painting of Lee had been rejected due to a lack of one existing. Middleton explains that Lutz will take notes of Lee's complexion and then, using a recent photograph by Mathew Brady, create an oil painting which he wishes Lee to sign.
Dates: 1866-03-07

J. W. Lapsley to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-07

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by John W. Lapsley from Shelby County, Alabama on March 7, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. He writes to Lee introducing his son, John B. Lapsley who is attending Washington College. He goes into deep detail about his son's mannerisms and behavior, expressing hope that Lee's leadership will help to mold him appropriately.
Dates: 1866-03-07

J. Speer Howarth to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-06

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Speer Howarth from Delaware County, Pennsylvania on March 6, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Howarth requests information on Washington College pertaining to its student population and the general atmosphere of the college.
Dates: 1866-03-06

Benjamin B. Stith to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-07

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Benjamin B. Stith from Bewleyville, Kentucky on March 7, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Stith writes that he wishes to send his son to a military academy, believing Lee to be the president of VMI. He asks Lee to send him information and his favor in accepting his son into the school.
Dates: 1866-03-07

Thomas H. Ellis to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-06

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Thomas H. Ellis from Richmond, Virginia on March 6, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Ellis writes to inform Lee that the company's general assembly has voted to move forward with granting a French company an amended charter with contents that had been requested by the French company. He goes on to express his unease at working with the French, given bad relations and lack of resources following the Civil War. He then requests Lee write to him his opinions on the...
Dates: 1866-03-06

Thomas E. McNeill to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-08

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 44
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Thomas E. McNeill from Lynchburg, Virginia on March 8, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. McNeill writes to share with Lee the mission of the newly-formed Virginia Mining and Manufacturing Bureau. He asks Lee for his support and includes an attached circular pertaining to the organization.
Dates: 1866-03-08

W. W. Early to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-09

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by William W. Early from Hyattsville, Maryland on March 9, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Early requests from Lee a catalogue of classes for Washington College.
Dates: 1866-03-09

N. S. Ray to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-09

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by N. S. Ray from Lebanon, Kentucky on March 9, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Ray asks in the letter for a catalogue of studies, as well as general information for Washington College. Ray explains that his son wishes to transfer from Centre College in Kentucky to Washington College.
Dates: 1866-03-09

William Hunter to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-09

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by William Hunter from Savannah, Georgia on March 9, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Hunter writes to Lee informing him that his three sons wish to attend Washington College. He describes the natures of his sons as well as their academic potential.
Dates: 1866-03-09