<br /> Lee Letter: wl036

Washington and Lee University

Sender: T. Elwood
Recipient: Robert E.Lee

General,

I learn through my friends in Richmond that you propose writing a History of the War which has just closed –

My object in a addressing you is with view to open a correspondence for the publishing of this Work – At the proper time, I shall be glad to send you such references as I think will be satisfying to you. I am Very Respectfully

Your Obt Svt

T. Elwood etc

Notes:

Robert E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library, Washington and Lee University

Endorsed by Lee: “10 Jan 66 T. Elwood Lett. Publish offers to publish History of Campaigns Ansd 20 Jany.”