Letter to Charles S. Venable [manuscript], 1866 July 6.


Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Letter to Charles S. Venable [manuscript], 1866 July 6.

Letter to Charles S. Venable [manuscript], 1866 July 6.

Lee writes to Venable, declining an invitation to attend a teacher's convention, asking the latter's advice about filling the vacant chair of "Mental and Moral Philosophy" at Washington College, and mentioning his intention to take Mrs. Lee to Warm Springs and Rockbridge Baths.

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