Leaves from the coffin of General Robert E. Lee

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Lined paper with leaves attached with following statement, "Gen. Robert E. Lee/ born/ Jan 19th 1807/ died/ Oct 12th 1870/ and was buried/ Oct 15th 1870/ Leaves from his coffin/ given by G. ??"

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Width: 15.2 cm x Height: 18.6 cm

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Creator: Unknown. [1870].

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Lined paper with leaves attached with following statement, "Gen. Robert E. Lee/ born/ Jan 19th 1807/ died/ Oct 12th 1870/ and was buried/ Oct 15th 1870/ Leaves from his coffin/ given by G. ??"

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Width: 15.2 cm x Height: 18.6 cm

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Star of the Republic Museum Objects

From the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, these items (dating from 1700s-1800s) include furniture, clothing, buttons, farm implements, china, trade tokens, arrowheads, cooking utensils, and looms.

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  • [1870]

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Leaves from the coffin of General Robert E. Lee, text, [1870]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth32416/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.