<br /> Lee Letter: w256

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Longstreet, Owen & Co.

Gentn

I am much obliged to you for your business card, & the pleasure it has afforded me, to know that you have entered into partnership. I know you will do your work well, & please myself therefore with the prospect of your great success.

I wrote your Senior, a few days since at A Mason Mississippi, & hope he will receive my letter, & do not consider my partnership with him yet dissolved, & shall not let go him during life. Wishing you all happiness & prosperity,

I am with great affection Your obt servt

R E Lee

Longstreet, Owen & Co. New Orleans

Notes:

R. E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library