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This letter by C. Williams is addressed to Robert E. Lee on behalf of the Great Southern and Western Life and Accident Insurance Company announcing a forthcoming shareholders meeting.
Smith writes to Lee to inquire about Washington College's plans to introduce a program for engineering.
This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from E. H. Campbell, secretary for the Charles Town (W.Va.)Christian Association. Campbell informs Lee that he has been made an honorary member.
Clara Banks of Liverpool, England writes to Robert E. Lee requesting asking an autograph.
Daniel Moreau Barringer of Raleigh, North Carolina, wishes to send his son Lewin to Washington College and is asking for a catalogue.
This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from J. L. Greer who wishes to send his brother to Washington College for his junior year. He asks for a catalogue so his brother can properly prepare.
Oden Bowie, Governor of Maryland, asks Lee to send a catalogue for an aquaintance interested in Washington College.
James Woods Smith plans to attend Washington College and asks for a catalogue and additional information.
Rosan wishes to attend Washington College and requests a circular of the school.
This letter is from Elizabeth S. Myrick writing as "Mrs. S. P. Myrick". Elizabeth wishes to send her son, James to Washington College and asks for a circular and admission requirements. She explains that her son left school at fifteen to serve in the Civil War and fears his age and limited schooling before the war may hinder his opportunity to attend the school.
Barling wishes for his nephew to attend Washington College and asks for a circular. He explains that his nephew lived in Georgia until late in the war and is currently an exemplary student at his new school in Troy, New York.
John Reynolds Winston inquires if Lee is writing a history of the American Civil War urging him to do so, if not.
Matthews explains that he left school during the Civil War to serve in the Confederate Army. He now wishes to attend Washington College and requests a circular and admission requirements.
Mayer requests information on Washington College as he wishes to send his son to the school.
James A. Mitchell is interested in attending Washington College and would like catalogues sent for him and other potential students from Edmonton, Kentucky.
This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from John Hough James. James writes Lee regarding Washington College's subscription to the Urbana Union (Ohio) newspaper.
This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from George Lyttleton Peyton. Peyton invites Lee to visit the Virginia Hotel in Staunton, Virginia.
This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from S. S. Louisa Cochrane. Cochrane hopes to send her son William G. "Gilly" Cochrane to Washington College and requests a catalogue or circular.
This letter is addressed to Robert E. Lee from Dominick James Dillon.Dillon wishes to send his son to Washington College and is awaiting an academic catalogue from the school.
This letter to Robert E. Lee comes from Benjamin S. Elliott. Elliott informs Lee that he fullfilled a favor that Lee requested in a previous letter. Although Lee did not accept Elliott's previous offer of a colt - sired by the horse "Patrick Henry", Elliott is negotiating that a two-year-old colt to be given to Lee. This letter also contains its original envelope.
The note explains a parcel of books from Algernon Sidney Vigus to Robert E. Lee that Vigus had removed from the Lee family's library at "Arlington House" during the American Civil War.
Jenifer, formerly of the 8th Virginia Cavalry during the Civil War, announces that he has retired from cavalry service and is running a business, "Jenifer and Brother" of Baltimore, Maryland. He offers his services and merchandise to Lee. Included with this letter is an advertisement for Jenifer's business.
Netterville wishes to attend Washington College in the fall of 1866 and would like a catalogue.
Breckinridge introduces to Robert E. Lee three brothers, William, James, and Edward Carson, who are attending or en route to Washington College from Louisiana and asks that Lee be attentive to their well being. He also mentions Lee's proposed book on the Civil War campaigns of Virginia but that while he has no reports he'd be happy to write about any actions of which he had a part.