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    Robert E. Lee Washington College Diploma Signed "R. E. Lee". One partly-printed page, 11" x 8.5" (sight), "Given at Washington College, Virginia", June 20, 1867, certifying that "Donald Allen has successfully completed the Physics Course of Study in the School of Natural Philosophy in this College." This venerable institution is now known as Washington and Lee University, named after George Washington who provided its first large endowment and Robert E. Lee who served as president from just after the Civil War until his death in 1870. The printed text remains bold, but the engrossed text is faded, though still legible.

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    June, 2010
    8th-9th Tuesday-Wednesday
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