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    Robert E. Lee Autograph Letter Signed as President of Washington College "R. E. Lee". One page, 5" x 8", mounted to a slightly larger backing sheet, Lexington, Virginia, February 21, 1866, to Miss Nanny Campbell. At the time Lee wrote this letter the war had only been over less than a year and he was but six months into his Presidency of Washington College. Lee writes a heartfelt and personal letter to a Miss Nanny Campbell and favors her with an autograph. He writes, in full: "My Dear Miss Nanny / I have rec'd your / letter of the 12th & am very glad / to learn that you are all well. / I have thought of you very / often since I parted with / you & am glad to find that / I am not forgotten. You / must remember me most / kindly to your father & mother / Grd Mother & sisters and be / assured that I shall never for- / get you. / I send the autograph / you desire and remain / Aff. Yours / R. E. Lee". A bright, legible letter, with some old, smoothed fold creases, otherwise in excellent condition. Lee's letter is housed in a beautiful brown cloth chemise and half-leather slip case.

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    June, 2015
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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