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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 146 Collections and/or Records:

Rathmell Wilson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-06

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Rathwell Wilson in Philidelphia, Pennsylvania on February 6, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Wilson explains that he has recently inherited of a scientific library of books from his late brother, Thomas B. Wilson. He expresses his desire to donate a large portion it to various southern institutions of higher learning. He goes on to express his desire for Washington College to be one of the institutions to benefit from his donation. Included in the letter is a...
Dates: 1866-02-06

C. H. Woodward to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-06

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Major C. H. Woodward of Rockbridge Baths, Virginia on February 6, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Woodward requests a loan from Lee, which he promises to repay in short order.
Dates: 1866-02-06

J. W. Francis to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-06

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 37
Scope and Contents This letter was written by J. W. Francis on February 6, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Francis explains to Lee that he has in his possession two documents that were taken from Lee's Arlington house during the Civil War by the army stationed on the Potomac. The documents mentioned include a deed dated 1632 and a work on the "Anti-Christian Conspiracy." Francis expresses his desire to return these items to Lee's possession at his earliest convenience.
Dates: 1866-02-06

Correspondences, 1866-02-08-1866-02-13

 File — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
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: 1866-02-08-1866-02-13

Samuel H. Anderson to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-08

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Samuel H. Anderson from Georgetown College in Washington, DC on February 8, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Anderson explains in the letter that the Philodemic Society of Georgetown College had elected to make Lee an honorary member.
Dates: 1866-02-08

Lancaster & Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-09

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by a representative of Lancaster & Co from Richmond, Virginia on February 9, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The company is informing Lee of a check from the treasurer of Ohio made out to Lee for $105 accrued in interest on bonds.
Dates: 1866-02-09

Letter of Recommendation for John B. Mays to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-08-1866-02-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
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: 1866-02-08-1866-02-10

Charles O. DeLahoussaye to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Charles O. DeLahoussaye in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, DeLahoussaye writes requesting that Lee send a catalog for Virginia Military Institute, as he desires to send his nephew to atttend school. DeLahoussaye potentially erroneously ascertained that Lee was the president of VMI.
Dates: 1866-02-10

G. W. Garmany to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by George Washignton Garmany from Savannah, Georgia on February 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Garmany wrote the letter as a recommendation for John B. Mays, a potential student of Washington College.
Dates: 1866-02-10

M. A. Gibbs to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-10

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 38
Scope and Contents This letter was written by M. A. Gibbs from Vicksburg, Mississippi on February 10, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. He requests in the letter that Lee admit his son into Washington College.
Dates: 1866-02-10