Carolina Life Insurance Company,
Jefferson Davis, Pres. Gen. W. M. Browne, Sec.
Baltimore Branch Office
17 German St., near South.
Gen, Wade Hampton, Prest. D. C. Trimble, Sec. K. Witmer, Gen. Agt.
R[i]ch[mond], Va., Feb 8th 1873
My Dear Colonel,
If you can do so without inconvenience, I write that you would give us your influence in helping our Co. You can do us much good. Not only in Norfolk, but throughout the state & I trust therefore that you may be able to give us the benefit of your name. With my best wishes I am
Very truly yrs,
Col. W. H. Taylor
Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 8, M2009.402
Transcribed by Caitlin Connelly, 2016 July 15