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    Robert E. Lee Washington College Diploma Signed "R. E. Lee". One partially-printed page, 11" x 8.5" (sight), "Given at Washington College, Virginia", June 18, 1868, certifying that "Samuel Z. Ammen has completed with Distinction the Entire Course of Study in the School of Greek in this College." Today, Washington College is known as Washington and Lee University, named after George Washington, who provided its first large endowment, and Robert E. Lee, who served as the college's president after the Civil War until his death in 1870. The printed text remains bold, while the engrossed text has slightly faded. Matted and framed to an overall size of 15.5" x 13.5".

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2014
    3rd Thursday
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