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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 146 Collections and/or Records:

John Brown Baldwin to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
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: 1866-03-10

E. L. Hadden to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents Ths letter was written by E. L. Hadden from New York City on March 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Hadden writes to Lee informing him that he is returning to Lee a series of items recovered from the occupation of Arlington House at the onset of the Civil War.
Dates: 1866-03-10

J. L. Hocker to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. L. Hocker on behalf of the Periclean Society of the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky on March 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter is written to inform Lee that he has been elected as an honorary member of the society.
Dates: 1866-03-10

C. Newton to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by C. Newton from Louisiana State Seminary (later Louisiana State University) on March 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter is written to inform Lee that a society has been formed at the school named the Lee Society, and that Lee has been elected an honorary member.
Dates: 1866-03-10

Francis H. Smith to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-12

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by VMI Superintendent Francis H. Smith on March 12, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Smith writes to inform Lee that a new VMI cadet, William F. Dancey, believes that the damage to VMI has resulted in the institution being unable to perform its purpose. He relays Dancey's desire to instead enroll in Washington College.
Dates: 1866-03-12

Sam Barnett to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-12

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Sam Barnett from Washington, Georgia on March 12, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Barnett writes to Lee informing him that his ward, William H. Barnett, wishes to attended Washington College.
Dates: 1866-03-12

Rathmell Wilson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-12

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 45
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Rathmell Wilson from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 12, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Wilson writes the letter as a follow up to his previous correspondence with Lee regarding the donation of Thomas B. Wilson's library to Washington College. Wilson inquires whether the boxes of books arrived as planned. He also indicates that he wishes to donate further books in his possession to Washington College on the stipulation that the donated books be cared for, retain Thomas...
Dates: 1866-03-12

Lt. von Clausewitz to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-13

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 46
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: 1866-03-13

J. Marshall Dent to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-13

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 46
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. Marshall Dent from Maryland Agricultural College on March 13, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Dent explains to Lee that the classes at Maryland Agricultural College are to be suspended by March 25. He requests information on Washington College and inquires of the possibility of enrolling late in the term.
Dates: 1866-03-13

C. G. Freuman to Robert E. Lee, 1866-03-13

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 46
Scope and Contents This letter was written by C. G. Freuman from Eminence, Kentucky on March 13, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Freuman requests that Lee send him a catalog for the "military institute" which Lee is head of, mistakenly assuming Lee is the head of Virginia Military Institute also in Lexington, VA.
Dates: 1866-03-13