<br /> Lee Letter: g039

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Jefferson Davis

Mr President

I have recd your despatch of yesterday & will comply with your instructions as soon as possible. The Storm of yesterday which is still raging, will so much augment the difficulties of transportation, that I wish to see that the necessary provisions & forage can be supplied to the Army. It may require till the end of the week. I am with great respect Your obt servt

Your obt servt

R. E. Lee


W. J. De Renne CollectionWormsloe, Chatham County, Georgia (1914)

Printed in Douglas Southall Freeman, Lee’s Dispatches, Dispatch No. 39.