Washington and Lee University

Sender: Mary Tabb Bolling Lee
Recipient: "My Dear Dr."

My dear Dr.

Let me thank you for all & all that was done to him by Sen & also for your sympathy for me. I was sorry I cry I am <illegible> a minute when at Lexington but I was but crushed to delay any one

I am today moving to Lexington <illegible> there blessed dear my husband & the children also.

The mother of Gen R. E. Lee who lies in an unmarked grave at this place Ravensworth Lee <illegible> was home & I feel she should be also I got your permission with also the Trustees some time ago. But the War prevented it being done

Mr. Penick has it in charge and <illegible> has spoken to you about it - With kindest regards and the fullest appreciation of all done for us <illegible>

Sincely M T Lee
Mrs W H F Lee

Notes:

Robert E. Lee Papers (064 collection)Leyburn Library

This letter was written after the 28 November 1867 marriage of William Henry Fitzhugh Lee to Mary Tabb Bolling.