William Gibbs McAdoo letter, 3 February 1872.


McAdoo, W. G. (William Gibbs), 1820-1894. William Gibbs McAdoo letter, 3 February 1872.

William Gibbs McAdoo letter, 3 February 1872.

The collection consists of a letter from William Gibbs McAdoo to Joel Munsell of Albany, N.Y., requesting a copy of C.C. Jones, Jr.'s "Reminiscences of the last days, death, and burial of General Henry Lee" for review purposes. He suggests that copies be sent to book sellers L.W. Hunt & Co. of Milledgeville for sale. He also mentions that a painting is being done of General Robert E. Lee at the tomb of his father.

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Jones, Charles C. (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893

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"Known as the "Macaulay of the South," Charles C. Jones Jr. was the foremost Georgia historian of the nineteenth century. Also a noted autograph and manuscript collector and an accomplished amateur archaeologist, Jones in later years became a prominent memorialist of the Lost Cause and critic of the New South." - "Charles C. Jones Jr." New Georgia Encyclopedia. http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved August 21, 2008) From the description of Charles Colcock Jones letters, 1866-1...