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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Unveiling of Valentine's Recumbent figure of Lee at Lexington, Va., June 28th, 1883. (search)
ult situations, to possess that quality which is the consummate flower of wisdom— unerring judgment combined with exquisite taste. The literature that may be found in the letters of the great, unfolds the very essence of the genius of the men, and of the times they lived in; and in my humble judgment it were sufficient to read the letters written by General Lee, and which are collated in the beautiful memorial volume Personal Reminiscences, Anecdotes and Letters of General R. E. Lee, by J Wm. Jones, Secretary Southern Historical Society. prepared by Rev. Dr. J. Wm. Jones, to discern that the writer was one who profoundly comprehended the topics of the day, and wielded a pen as vigorous and polished as his sword. And when we contemplate in connection with his deeds, the fair and lofty character that is mirrored in them, we behold one whose strong, equitable and wide-reaching mind was such that had he devoted it to jurisprudence, had made the name of Justice as venerable and august a
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Sketch of the Lee Memorial Association. (search)
of the students of Richmond College be invited to be the guests of the Association during their visit to Lexington. Lexington, Va., April 2, 1875. Rev. J Wm. Jones, D. D., Richmond, Va.: My Dear Dr.,—The accompanying resolutions, passed by our Lee Memorial Association at its last meeting, will not, I presume, be new to you.manly spirit and patriotic principle and feeling, and of the glad approval with which we welcome them as co-workers in this admirable cause. Will you, my dear Dr. Jones, convey to the young gentlemen this simple expression of our body, letting them know how cordially we appreciate their high-toned proposals? Commending the enacking in this, the home and burial-place of our leader; that here the fair poet of Beechenbrook has responded in verse to the inspiration of the theme; that here, Jones, an Israelite in whom is no guile, laid the foundations of his noble volume of Reminiscences; and that here Valentine first modelled the bust of Lee that now comes