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This letter by S. G. Landes is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Landes requests an autograph of Lee and mentions he's a native of Rockbridge and Augusta counties of Virginia.
This letter by the Strobridge Lithography Company is addressed to Robert E. Lee and references their lithographs of Robert E. Lee and that fire had destroyed its Cincinnati studio, including a Lee portrait. They share that a third Lee lithograph is in process as well as a portrait of Stonewall Jackson.
This letter by F. Bullwinkle is for Robert E. Lee. Bullwinkle wishes to get a mathematical education from Washington College and would like a catalogue.
This letter by members of the Stonewall Literary Society is for Robert E. Lee. The society writes to Lee that they have decided to make him an honorary member for his actions during the Siege of Petersburg, Virginia during the American Civil War.
This letter by Richard Pennefather Rothwell is to Robert E. Lee. Rothwell has heard that Washington College is increasing its staff and he offers his services as a professor of mining, metallurgy, mineralogy, or geology.
This letter by Robert Vinkler Richardson is for Robert E. Lee. Richardson is trying to establish foreign investment in the southern American cotton industry. His letter is written on a circular sent out to different cotton planters.
This letter by Thomas Roberts Slicer is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Slicer, the son of Lee's friend Henry Slicer, inquires about a position to teach elocution at Washington College.
This letter by Daniel F. Wright is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Wright asks for a circular of Washington College to give a potential student he knows. He also mentions that he was a surgeon in Archer's Brigade during the American Civil War.
This letter by J. C. Parks is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Parks asks Lee if he and "Mr. Frazier" may be the publishers of Lee's proposed American Civil War. As part of theri proposal, they would liberally compensate Lee and offer half of the profits to widows and orphans of fallen Confederate soldiers. They list Casper Bell, John Bullock Clark, and John Heagan as references.
This letter by Warren S. Barlow is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Barlow writes that Lee's lithograph portrait by Elijah C. Middleton has been completed and he'll send it by express Lee via "Mr. Lutz".
This letter by Simon Bolivar Buckner is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Buckner introduces a student of Washington College he knows, J. Esten Cooke, Jr. Buckner also tells Lee that he is currently in New Orleans working as an editor for a paper.
This letter by Charles B. Richardson is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Enclosed with this letter was a map of the Army of the Potomac that Lee requested, as well as John Beauchamp Jones' "A Rebel War Clerk's Diary". Along with this package, Richardson updates Lee on the publishing of Henry Lee III's memoirs. Richardson also tells Lee that he is facing financial setbacks but they shouldn't hinder his business.
This letter by Ancrum B. Burr is addressed to Robert E. Lee. She wishes for her son, Edward Johnston, to attend Washington College and would like a circular. Burr also says that Edward's father may have graduated from the United States Military Academy around the same time as Lee, but that he died in the Mexican-American War.
This letter by John Mimms and Edwin O'Brien is addressed to Robert E. Lee. They say that several students in their town wish to attend Washington College and would like a catalogue.
This letter by members of the Richmond Light Infantry Blues is addressed to Robert E. Lee. The militia group is celebrating its seventy-third anniversary on May 10, 1866 and invites Lee to attend.
This letter by Houston Rucker is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Rucker writes that he would like a circular and information on Washington College for a friend's son.
This letter by Seaton Gales is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Gales, an editor of the Raleigh Sentinel (N.C.) newspaper, offers to help identify a publisher for Lee's proposed book on the American Civil War. Gales included a copy of the Raleigh Sentinel with the letter. At the end of the letter Gales notes that he was an Assistant Adjutant General under General Stephen Dodson Ramseur
This letter by George Dawes Appleton is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Dawes writes that he wants to admit his son to Washington College and would like information about attending.
Adkisson, who had attended Dolbear Commercial College in New Orleans, La., inquires about continuing his education at Washington College and offers a plan for how he may be able to afford it. He notes that he served in a Texas Brigade during the American Civil War.
This letter by James F. Dumble is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Dumble wants to send his son, Edwiw, to Washington College and would like to know the terms of entering. He also asks if his son can board with a family.
This letter by Reverend William Norvell Ward is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Ward asks if Lee would like a photographic copy of a painting Stratford Hall, the Lee ancestral home in Virginia, by Mattie Ward, his daughter.
This letter by J. F. Heun is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Heun asks Lee for an autographed wartime document.
This letter by W. H. Nettleton is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Nettleton, an Englishman having traveled the county over the past year, writes that he would like a hand-written line or two from Lee as a souvenir of this trip.
This letter by Josiah Warren is addressed to Robert E. Lee. This letter accompanied a book Warren gifted to Lee.
This letter by Horatio Richardson Moore is addressed to Robert E. Lee. Moore asks permission for acquaintances in New Orleans to use Lee's name in their company.