May 04, 2017 - Sale 2446

Sale 2446 - Lot 50

Price Realized: $ 2,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 5,000
ACCEPTING BOOKS FOR WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY LEE, ROBERT E. Autograph Letter Signed, "RELee," to Ann Upshur Jones ("My dear Miss Jones"), concerning the packing and shipping of the books she is giving to Washington College [Washington and Lee University]. 2 pages, 8vo, with integral blank, ruled paper; folds. White Sulphur Springs, 31 July 1867

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" . . . Immediately on its receipt I wrote to Prof. McCullok then in New York, to relieve you of all trouble in packing & forw'g the books which you kindly presented to Washington College. In case he did not receive my letter, I will now write to Mr. C.B. Richardson, Publisher in New York to employ an experienced packer to forward the articles. I shall regret very much should you be detained in Brooklyn by any delay on the part of those gentlemen, & request that in that event that you will direct some merchant of your acquaintance to forward the articles you design for the College & to send the bills of cost to me at Lexington . . ."