Letters, 1844.


Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Letters, 1844.

Letters, 1844.

Letters addressed to Captain John Sanders of the Corps of Engineers in regards to pending military pay legislation in Congress. Both letters were written at Fort Hamilton, New York.

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Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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