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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 146 Collections and/or Records:

William Parker Snow to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-03

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Captain William Parker Snow of Nyack, New York on February 3, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Snow explains his intense admiration for Lee and his leadership. He explains that he is in the process of authoring a monograph on the subject of southern generals during the Civil War. He goes on to express his patriotism for the United States in its current form and his admiration of Lee's willingness to fight for what he believed in.
Dates: 1866-02-03

C. B. Richardson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-03

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents This letter was written by C. B. Richardson of New York, NY on February 3, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Richardson expresses his company's interest in Lee's experiences, and mentions an included copy of a book on the "Army of the Potomac" for Lee to examine. Richardson also requests a photograph of General Pendleton be sent with Lee's response.
Dates: 1866-02-03

M. Taylor to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-03

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 36
Scope and Contents This letter was written by M. Taylor on February 3, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Taylor explains to Lee that a catalog previously requested of Lee did not arrive with its accompanying letter. Taylor goes on to explain that he sent his sons to Washington College without first knowing the requirements due to the missing catalog.
Dates: 1866-02-03

Correspondences, 1866-02-04-1866-02-06

 File — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
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: 1866-02-04-1866-02-06

H. B. Magruder to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-04

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written by H. B. Magruder of Greensboro, Alabama on February 4, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter is written on behalf of the Southern University's branch of the Clariosophic Society to Lee, extending to him honorary membership based upon the merit of his actions during the Civil War.
Dates: 1866-02-04

Virginia Railroad Company to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-04

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written on behalf of the Virginia Railroad Company in Richmond, Virginia on February 4, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter was written to Lee to inform him of a bill advocating the railroad's repair and to continue his support of the reconstruction of Virginia's infrastructure. The letter includes the bill itself, a printed prospectus, and assorted newspaper clippings referencing the project.
Dates: 1866-02-04

R. L. Dabney to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-05

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written by R. L. Dabney to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Dabney relayed that Lee's previous letter had been delivered to him safely. He goes on to thank Lee for his advice and describes ways in which he applied it.
Dates: 1866-02-05

George J. Stewart to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-05

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written by George J. Stewart of Madison Station, Virginia on February 5, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Stewart explains that he intends to apply to and attend Washington College for the coming semester. He also explains that he very much desired to attend the school where Lee was president, which led to a mistaken application to Virginia Military Institute where he initially believed Lee was president.
Dates: 1866-02-05

Same Beach Jones to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-05

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Sam Beach Jones of Bridgeton, New Jersey on February 5, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Jones relays that he his sending in tandem a copy of General Patterson's publication, which he would like Lee to look over and potentially give his permission to use Lee's name within.
Dates: 1866-02-05

Charles Marshall to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-05

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Charles Marshall on February 5, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Marshall relays to Lee that his previous letter had been received, and that he is heeding Lee's advice as best he can.
Dates: 1866-02-05