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    Robert E. Lee Document Signed "R E Lee" as president of Washington College. One page, 8" x 10.5", November 30, 1866, [Lexington] Virginia. This document reports the grades of E. T. Drumble, a student at Washington College (now Washington and Lee University). Drumble did well in Latin (92 was his "Average Mark", though not so well in Mathematics (60).

    Six months after surrendering at Appomattox Courthouse, Lee became president of Washington College. His experience as superintendent of West Point prior to the Civil War helped him excel as an educational administrator at Washington College. During his five years at the college, he recruited northern and southern students and transformed the college into one of the nation's leading education centers. Soon after his death in October 1870, Lee's name was added to the name of the college. With pencil notations and doodles on the verso. Toned; fine.


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