<br /> Lee Letter: w251

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: W. I. Hawks

My dear Major

I would have complied with your request of the 18th Ulto: earlier, but had to send to Richmond for the photograph which has just reached me.

I was very glad to perceive from your letter, that you bear your losses so manfully, & have commenced so resolutely to repair them. Wishing you every happiness & success,

I am with great respect Your obt servt

R E Lee

Maj W. I. Hawks


R. E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library