Letter from A. L. Nelson to R. E. Lee (correspondence)

Title

Letter from A. L. Nelson to R. E. Lee (correspondence)

Subject

Letters
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870

Description

A letter Nelson wrote to R. E. Lee nearly one year into his presidency at Washington College, in which he comments on the much-improved condition of the school. The letter is brief and describes quotidian elements of Lexington and the University, yet provides a perspective on life and exemplifies the immense respect General Lee both commanded and evoked in the faculty and students.

Creator

Nelson, Alexander Lockhart

Date

08/13/1866

Language

en_US

Type

Text

Identifier

http://hdl.handle.net/11021/32651

Files

WLUColl0336_031.jpg

Citation

Nelson, Alexander Lockhart, “Letter from A. L. Nelson to R. E. Lee (correspondence),” Digital Exhibits at Washington and Lee University Library, accessed September 20, 2017, http://omeka.wlu.edu/items/show/534.