<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

Notes:

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

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