<br /> Lee Letter: wl118

Washington and Lee University

Sender: W. C. Mims
Recipient: Robert E.Lee

Honored Sir:

Being very solicitous to become a student in the Va. University, and having spent the best days of my life in the service of our dear Southern land, I write this in order to gain some information as to tuition, board & etc. Please inform me immediately if I can be admitted as a student, I am prepared to enter the Senior. I have been at Mercer University since the close of the late war. I can come well recommended by the Faculty of the Ga. University.

Very respectfully

W. C. Mims

Please direct W. C. Mims Athens, Ga. Care Dr. W. L. Jones Ga. U.

Notes:

Robert E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library, Washington and Lee University

Endorsed by Lee: “Ga: 2 Apl Circular Ansd: 10 Apl.”