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Lee, Robert E., Jr., 1843-1914


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Lee-Jackson Foundation collection

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0170
Scope and Contents This collection consists of primarly correspondence written by members of the Lee family. Box one consists of eighty-six letters written by members of the Lee Family of Virginia, including Robert E. Lee, his wife Mary Anna Randolph Custis Lee, their children, his father-in-law, George Washington Parke Custis, and Lees of the 18th through early 20th century. Box two consists of twenty-nine items, most written by and/or received by individuals connected to the Lee and/or Thomas J. “Stonewall”...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.Creation: 1775-1913

Robert E. Lee Jr. to Robert E. Lee, 1866-02-19

 Item — Box 7A, Folder: 40
Scope and Contents

This letter is written by Robert E. Lee Jr. on February 19, 1866 to his father, Robert E. Lee. In the letter, Robert E. Lee Jr. expresses to his father that he was happy to hear from him and his mother recently. He goes on to ask advice from his father regarding the mill he now operates. He explains the situation of some mechanical problems witht he mill and dam, and asks his father to provide advice on the course of action to take and how to apply the repairs effectively.

Dates: 1866-02-19