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    Robert E. Lee Document Signed "R E Lee" as president of Washington College. One partly-printed page, 8" x 10.5", Lexington [Virginia], November 30, 1866. This document reports the grades of H. B. Branner, a student at Washington College (now Washington and Lee University). Branner received an average mark in Latin of 88 and a 70 in Mathematics.

    Six months after surrendering at Appomattox Courthouse, Lee became president of 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. Toned with minor discoloration along folds.



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    Six months after surrendering at Appomattox Courthouse, Lee became president of 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. Toned with minor discoloration along folds.



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