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Object Name Letter
Catalog Number REL-5
Date April 14, 1854
Scope & Content Robert E. Lee to Lavinia Heth Deas, April 14, 1854

Physical Appearance: Robert E. Lee wrote this letter (autographed, signed) to his cousin Lavinia Heth Deas on April 14, 1854. Lee was Superintendent of West Point at the time and wrote her about the possible appointment of her son to the military academy.

This letter is a photocopy of the original, which is located in the Family Papers Collection: Deas-Archer, according to a note on the folder. The object ID for the original is 1987.042.00003 and the accession number is 1987.042.
Creator Lee, Robert E., Gen.
People Lee, Robert E.
Deas, Lavinia Heth
Subjects Military schools
Military leadership