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Ralph Lete wrote to Robert E. Lee on February 1, 1866 from Ironton, Ohio. He wrote to express his admiration for Lee, as well as to request a course catalog of Washington College for his son to potentially attend the school.
In this letter, Jones Bros. & Co. Subscription Book Publishers of Philadelphia, PA wrote a business letter to Robert E. Lee on February 2, 1866. In the letter, the company attempts to solicit their services to publish Lee's current writings on his Civil War Campaigns.
This letter was written by J. Temple of Richmond, Virginia to Robert E. Lee on February 2, 1866. In the letter, Temple requests that Lee send him a number of circulars on Washington College for those in the area of Richmond who are interested in attending.
This letter was written by J. B. Williams of Enfield, North Carolina to Robert E. Lee. He wrote to request a set of course catalogs for Washington College, and explains that he is recommending the school to his students.
This letter was written by W. W. Anderson of Bethany, West Virginia on February 2, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Anderson explains his dissatisfaction with the state of Bethany College. He requests that Lee, upon evaluation, accept himself and a dozen other Bethany College students into Washington College.
This letter was written by Robert H. Patterson of Abingdon, Virginia on February 3, 1866. Patterson wrote to request Lee send to him a catalog of Washington College as well as the Law School.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.