Washington and Lee University

Sender: Fitzhugh Lee
Recipient: "My Dear Charlie"

My dr Charlie

Yours rcd -

My arithmetic (& I studied mathematics at West Point) says 2-1/4 p.c. on $4000.00 is $100.00 as you first calculated it - & not 90.00 as you afterwards made it & sent check for -

Get a blackboard & chalk & try it.

Yours truly,
Fitz

4000

2-1/4

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80.00

10.00

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$90.00

Notes:

Lee-Jackson CollectionLeyburn Library