Lee as an educator.
His zeal for Washington College's welfare.
[Richmond times, June 15, 1890.]
Interesting Reminiscences of his career as President—His letter to the Hon. D. S. G. Cabell—Unselfish devotion to duty.
That General Robert E. Lee was more distinguished than all others in the late war, in a military point of view, is held by most of competent judges.
It is not, however, in that respect that I propose to consider him, but only, and that briefly, of his connection with of applying it, and that Washington College offers opportunities at least equal to any other in the State, where the instruction desired to be taught can be made useful and profitable to the people.
With great respect, your obedient servant, R. E. Lee. D. S. G. Cabell, of the Senate of Virginia, Richmond.
His letters, like those of Washington, are plain in diction, but clear, strong, and to the point.
Each used language as a means not as an end. With regard to the land fund, to which
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