July 13th 74


Dear Cousin,


I shall take it as a very particular favour of you to send me by the 1st Ship that sails either from your [letter is damaged] Mr. Raysell’s employ a piece of Irish linnen containing a boat 30 yds & 6 pr of thread stockings provided the exports are not stop’d wch I supposed you will hear of in a very short time, unless the late act of Parliament is repealed. Pray Remember me to Mrs Lee & all friends

     I am yours &c


Geo: Lee






Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 5, M2009.048, Jessie Ball duPont Library, Stratford Hall


Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2015 December 3