<br /> Lee Letter: a029

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: W. H. Marbury

D Sir

I transmit my drafts of this date upon the Bank of Virga Richmond, for the July dividend on Bank stock in my name in said bank, & the semi-annual interest of Virga 6 per $ bonds & the Jas R. & Kena bonda; & upon the Bank of the Valley of Virga at Winchester, for the July interest on Bank Stock in that Bank. Please collect these sums & place them to my credit in your Bank & inform me of the amount.

I have never heard whether the Jany interest on the Jas R. & Kena bonds has yet been collected by you & placed to my credit, for which you had an order at that time. Please let me know.

Very respy

R E Lee


Ely-DeButts PapersLibrary of Congress

Transcribed in Francis Raymond Adams, Jr., An Annotated Edition of the Personal Letters of Robert E. Lee, April, 1855 – April, 1861, p. 130. Addressed to Marbury, “Cashr Br Farmers Bank of Va: Alexandria Va.”.