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    Robert E. Lee: Four Newspapers Mentioning Lee. 1) July 11, 1829 issue of "Niles' Weekly Register". Disbound. An article on page 325 lists Robert E. Lee as ranked second in the senior class at West Point. Possibly the first mention of Lee in print. 2) October 2, 1847 issue of the "Albany Weekly Journal". A Mexican War report on page 3 by General James Shields speaks glowingly of Lee. 3) December 7, 1861 issue of "The New York Herald" lists Lee as one of the top five commanders in the Rebel Army (top of second column on page 1. 4) September 10, 1865 issue of "The New York Herald" that reprints a story from the "Lexington Gazette" on page 2 reporting on Lee's elevation to the Presidency of Washington College (partial separation of front page, several edge tears, somewhat delicate, but complete).
    From the collection of Dr. Donald Hopkins.


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