Letter from R. E. Lee to [John W. Brockenbrough], January 23, 1866 (correspondence)
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
Stuart, Samuel D.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Brockenbrough, John W. (John White), 1806-1877
Washington College (Lexington, Va.)
College students -- Scholarships, fellowships, etc.
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Lee explains his decision to turn down a potential monetary gift to the college. He mentions his efforts in the "private capacity" in suggesting proper means by which the state and country may best be restored.
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