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Object Name LETTER, ORIGINAL
Catalog Number CML-RHC.24
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1870
Scope & Content Mary Custis Lee to Robert Hall Chilton, December 12, 1870

Physical Appearance: December 12, 1870 - Mary Custis Lee (Mrs. Robert E. Lee) at Lexington, V[irginia] to Robert H[all] Chilton - Mrs. Lee discusses General Lee's illness and death. Signed by Mrs. Lee. [This letter remains in the Lee Collection, Box 3.] A negative photostat copy of the letter is also present in the folder. A typed transcript of the letter is located in a separate folder in Box 3.
Archival History This letter from Mrs. R. E. Lee to Robert Hall Chilton was originally part of the Robert Hall Chilton Collection, formerly located in the MC 3 C-191 files. It was transferred to the Lee Collection in July 1997.
People Chilton, Robert Hall
Subjects CML LEE COLLECTION --CML CHILTON COLLECTION