Letter, Catlett Conway to Willie, Richmond, VA, June 19, 1902 (Ms2012-039)

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Title

Letter, Catlett Conway to Willie, Richmond, VA, June 19, 1902 (Ms2012-039)

Description

Letter from Catlett Conway to Willie, relaying the news of the death of Kent, Johnny's only son, and asking to be informed of any details of the death; and recalling a speech given a few days prior by Harvard president and historian Charles Francis Adams of Boston, which compared Robert E. Lee to George Washington and hailed them both as patriots defending their home state of Virginia.

Date

Language

eng

Type

Identifier

Ms2012-039_ConwayCatlett_F4_Letter_1902_0619

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Catlett Conway Correspondence, Ms2012-039, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Citation

Conway, Catlett, 1840-1920 and Conway, John C., “Letter, Catlett Conway to Willie, Richmond, VA, June 19, 1902 (Ms2012-039),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed April 7, 2020, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2012-039/Ms2012-039_ConwayCatlett_F4_Letter_1902_0619.