Letter, 1865 December 7.


Selden, Alfred F. (Alfred Fitzgerald), 1842-1917. Letter, 1865 December 7.

Letter, 1865 December 7.

This letter To Robert E. Lee from his relation Alfred F. Selden is a request for a recommendation. Selden briefly states his war service, his financial plight, and mentions his family connections. He is seeking employment with the National Express and Transportation Company whose president is General Joseph E. Johnston. The docketing information by Lee confirms the statements made by Selden and he complies with Selden's request.

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National Express and transportation Company.

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Johnston, Joseph E. (Joseph Eggleston), 1807-1891

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Confederate general. From the description of Letter (copy), 1861 Sept. 11 : Manassas, Va., to G.T. Beauregard. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122489351 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Selma [Alabama], to Colonel Blanton Duncan, 1867 Jan. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270489683 From the description of Letter, October 9, 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 443082432 Benjamin Stoddert E...

Selden family.

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Selden, Alfred F. (Alfred Fitzgerald), 1842-1917.

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Resident of Richmond, Virginia. From the description of Letter, 1865 December 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122555684 ...