Creator

Date Original

1866

Description

This letter from Robert E. Lee to T.B. Padgett concerns the need, or lack thereof, of another drug store in Lexington, Virginia.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) is best remembered as the commander of the Confederate States Army.After the war ended, he became president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia. After his death,Washington College changed its name to Washington and Lee University.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas; Virginia

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.010.008

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Robert E. Lee letter [photocopy,] SMC.010.008

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Robert E. Lee letter [photocopy], Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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