Lee Letter: c021

Lee Letter: c021 Sender: Robert E. Lee Recipient: Charles H. Carter [Lexington, Virginia] [22 October 1867]Upon coming in to dinner today I leave with quiet regret that your sweet daughters have determined to leave us this evening, and I have no heart to say more than...

Lee Letter: c011

Lee Letter: c011 Sender: Robert E. Lee Recipient: Charles H. Carter [Lexington, Virginia] [21 July 1866]I received this morning a note from my sweet Annette saying that you had not received my reply to your letter. I presume you have . . . therefore will only repeat...

Lee Letter: c019

Lee Letter: c019 Sender: Robert E. Lee Recipient: Charles H. Carter [Arlington] [17 January 1845]The papers of last night gave us the first information of the terrible misfortune that has befallen you, nor had we before any intimation that it was even impending. Our...

Lee Letter: c020

Lee Letter: c020 Sender: Robert E. Lee Recipient: Charles H. Carter [Arlington] [13 April 1842]From my position and duty as an officer of the Army, it will be impossible for me properly to perform the duties or attend to the trusts delegated to me jointly with Charles...