<br /> Lee Letter: wl207

Washington and Lee University

Sender:
Recipient: Robert E. Lee

Dear Sir

We take pleasure in indorsing the application of young Mr Ford of this place, asking an agency for the sale of your contemplated history of the late war. He is every way worthy of the position & we would be pleased to see him have it

Respectfully Yours

Robert Willie
Atty at Law

Notes:

Robert E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library, Washington and Lee University

This was one of five letters written to Robert E. Lee on behalf of John W. Ford’s application to become Lee’s book agent, and enclosed in Ford to Lee, 2 July 1866.