<br /> Lee Letter: w059

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee III
Recipient: Edmund R. Cocke

My dear Mr Cocke –

Thank you so much for your kind letter of sympathy on the death of my Uncle Custis. He was a long, patient and noble sufferer, and his <illegible>, thank God, is the <illegible> and peace of Heaven for ever more.

We were all so sorry you could not get to Ravensworth during your last visit to Fairfax, and hope the next time we will have the pleasure of seeing you there – With most cordial regards in which my joins me – I am

Yours most sincerely,

R. E. Lee III

Notes:

Lee-Jackson CollectionLeyburn Library

The letter’s envelope is addressed to: “Mr. Edmund R. Cocke Cartersville, Virginia Oakland.