<br /> Lee Letter: w408

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: W. T. Brantley

Abstract: Letter of 16 MAR 1870 written at Washington College to the Reverend W. T. Brantley, DD, Atlanta, GA advising that he was chosen to deliver the Baccalaureate Sermon on Sunday in Commencement Week. Provides the information for the event. Traveling expenses to be borne by the College for him and his daughter.


R. E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library

A William T. Brantley of Georgia was a noted Baptist preacher and author, although he died in 1845. Another William T. Brantley of Georgia was named professor at the University of Georgia in the 1850s. They may have S.C. connections as well.