<br /> Lee Letter: wl151

Washington and Lee University

Sender: William T. Somervell
Recipient: Robert E. Lee

Honor Sir,

You will do me great a great favor, by sending me a catalogue of the school, in which you are president, for I wish to go to college some where and do not know a place more calculated to suit the youth of the South, than the institution, in which General Lee presides. If you have no catalogue please inform me, what are the regulations & terms, what studies will have to be pursued, and what is the highest standard of graduation. By so doing you will make me very indebted to you. Sir, I am,

Yours,

Will T. Somervell.

P.S. My address is, William T. Somervell, Mason’s Depot Tipton Co., Tennessee

Notes:

Robert E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library, Washington and Lee University

Endorsed by Lee: “Tenn 12 May ’66 Wm. T. Somervell Circular 25 May Circular Sent.”