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Letter books

Label
Letter books, 1852 Sept. 3-1855 Mar. 24
Title
Letter books
Inclusive dates
1852 Sept. 3-1855 Mar. 24
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter books, 3 September 1852-24 March 1855, of Robert E. Lee during his service as Superintendent of West Point from 1852 to 1855. Includes portions of two letterbooks. The first letterbook is dated from 3 September 1852 to 15 February 1853 and is numbered pp. 284-326. The second letterbook is dated from 21 February 1853 to 24 March 1855 and is numbered pp. 1-193. The letter books include copies of letters concerning cadet coursework and conduct and other administrative duties. The doner of this collection, Dr. Gertrude Richards, was a researcher for Douglas Southall Freeman
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
Vi
Label
Letter books
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
233
Immediate source of acquisition
Richards, Gertrude, Dr.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000495559
Reproduction note
Photostats (negative).
Type of unit
leaves.

Library Locations

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