<br /> Lee Letter: w186

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Joseph E. Johnston


I enclose a note just recd Signed <Lancy> Jones, brought me by his brother. There are no troops in this city that could suit to that quarter, & I hope your own pickets have given you the information if true, which has enabled you to act in the matter.

Very respy your obt servt

R E Lee Genl


R. E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library

The letter’s docket reads: “Richmond, Va. May 19.62 R. E. Lee General Enclosing a note signed Lancy Jones.”