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Box 7A

 Container

Contains 146 Collections and/or Records:

William H. Botts to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-26

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written by William H. Botts from Glasgow, Kentucky on February 26, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Botts writes to introduce Buford Leslie to Lee and vouch for his character while he attends Washignton College.
Dates: 1866-02-26

William Brazelton to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-25

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written by William Brazelton from New Market, Tennessee on February 25, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Brazelton writes as a way to introduce J. M. Gillespie from Rhea County who attended Washington College. He also explains some events of his life, as well as the nature of young southern men.
Dates: 1866-02-25

Butler, Perrigo, and Way to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-26

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written on behalf of the company of art-dealers Butler, Perrigo, and Way from Baltimore, Maryland on February 26, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The dealers express their thanks to Lee for sending them a series of autographs they had previously requested. They inform Lee that the autographs are to be framed and sold by their dealership.
Dates: 1866-02-26

D. Creel to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-24

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written by D. Creel from Chillicothe, Ohio on February 24, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter begins by praising Lee and making several biblical comparisons to Lee. Creel continues and begins to refer to his relation to Stonewall Jackson by marriage, and begins to recount events of Jackson's life as he viewed them up until his death during the Civil War. Creel also describes events of his own life, including raids by northern militias on his home.
Dates: 1866-02-24

Jones Bros. & Co. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-26

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 41
Scope and Contents This letter was written on behalf of Jones Bros. & Co. from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 26, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The company writes to follow up on Lee's rejection of the previous offer for the company to publish his personal works. The follow up resolves with an open offer should Lee change his mind.
Dates: 1866-02-26

Demosthenian Society to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents This letter was written on behalf of the Demosthenian Society from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia on February 27, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The Demosthenian Society writes to inform Lee that he has been made an honorary member based upon his reputation and actions.
Dates: 1866-02-27

J. Johns to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Bishop J. Johns on February 27, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Johns writes from Theological Seminary to inform Lee of the death of "Bishop Meade."
Dates: 1866-02-27

Demosthenian Society of Roanoke to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-28

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents This letter was written on behalf of the Demosthenian Society of Roanoke College from Salem, Virginia on February 28, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The society writes to inform Lee that he has been elected to be an honorary member of the society.
Dates: 1866-02-28

Cordes Sisters to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents This letter was written by the Cordes Sisters and their personal friend Mary Byrnes from Ridgevill, South Carolina on February 27, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. The letter was sent in care of the sisters' father, Captain Theodore Cordes from Charleston, South Carolina. The letter is a follow up to a previous request of the sisters that went unanswered from December of 1865. The sisters requested some small memento from Lee, as they had great respect for him.
Dates: 1866-02-27

Maria G. Slaughter to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-27

 Item — Box: 7A, Folder: 42
Scope and Contents This letter was written by Mary G. Slaughter on February 27, 1866 to Robert E. Lee. Slaughter writes to introduce Stark Arnold to Lee as the nephew of Stonewall Jackson. She vouches for his integrity and explains his situation of desiring an education without direct means. She requests that Lee assist him in gaining an education.
Dates: 1866-02-27