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dc.creatorLee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870
dc.descriptionLee writes Fisher to ask that he assist him with legal council on issues (likely resulting from the late war) pertaining to who held ownership of Smith's Island, Va., which had been owned by the Custis family for over 100 years. Lee, as executor of the Custis estate, was ultimately planning to sell the island.en_US
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dc.subject.lccFisher, Miers W.en_US
dc.subject.lcshCustis familyen_US
dc.subject.lcshDistribution of decedents' estatesen_US
dc.subject.lcshSmiths Island (Va.)en_US
dc.titleLetter to Miers W. Fisher, Esq., December 24, 1867 (correspondence)en_US
dc.rights.holderSpecial Collections and Archives, Leyburn Library, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA

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  • Coll. 0064 - Robert E. Lee Papers
    These letters represent W&L's collection which documents aspects of Lee's life and career as a soldier, educator, friend, and father.

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