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    Robert E. Lee Washington College Diploma Signed "R. E. Lee". One partly-printed page, 10.25" x 7.75" (sight), "Given at Washington College, Virginia", June 24, 1869, certifying that "James T. Caldwell has completed with Distinction the English Course of Study in the School of History & Literature in this College." Washington College 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 as the engrossed text has slightly faded. Minor foxing. Matted to an overall size of 15.25" x 12.25".

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