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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Letters of General R. E. Lee. (search)
College and for your desire to have assigned to it the claim of Mr. Peabody upon the State of Virginia. Mr. Russell wrote to me from Baltimoto know it. It is simply Washington College, Virginia. I hope Mr. Peabody will send the papers of assignment to you, for I would prefer yoe else. As I stated to you before I shall be as much obliged to Mr. Peabody for his kind intentions to the college in the event of its receiing your note of the 7th instant, transmitting the assignment of Mr. Peabody of his claim against Virginia, with a copy of Mr. Russell's note to you. I am truly grateful to Mr. Peabody for his generous gift to Washington College, which, I hope, will result in much good to the peopl leading men of the State. Perhaps it would be well to wait for Mr. Peabody's memorial and other papers, or shall I endeavor to obtain them n--I am very sorry that I cannot attend the funeral obsequies of Mr. Peabody. It would be some relief to witness the respect paid to his rem