Letter to C.W. Custis Lee [manuscript], 1845 December 18.


Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Letter to C.W. Custis Lee [manuscript], 1845 December 18.

Letter to C.W. Custis Lee [manuscript], 1845 December 18.

Letter, 1845 Decr. 18, Fort Hamilton, N.Y. to his son, G. W. Custis Lee, Arlington, D.C. Begins with transcription of letter from Wm. H. Fitzhugh Lee to his brother, G.W. Custis Lee. Concerns loss of fingers in accident by "Roony" (Wm. H. Fitzhugh Lee) after disobedience to his Mother; and, gift of box of tools to G. W. Custis Lee from his Grandmother; etc.

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