<br /> Lee Letter: wl221

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Samuel W. Adams
Recipient: Robert E. Lee

Dear Sir,

Having a son to educate, the time having arrived to send him from home to school, and particularly desiring that he shall be educated at a Southern Institution, I have taken the liberty of requesting you to send me a catalogue of the one over which you preside, “Washington College” Lex.ton Va. Your attention to the above will be greatly oblige, Sir, Yours

very Respectfully

Sam’l W. Adams

My address is – Doncaster, Chas. Co. Md.

Notes:

Robert E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library, Washington and Lee University

Endorsed by Lee: “Md – 13 July 1866 Saml W. Adams Catalogue 19 July – Sent.”