<br /> Lee Letter: w272

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Henry H. Tucker

Sir

I have had the honour to receive your letter of the 10th Inst: informing me, that the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws, had been conferred on me by the Faculty & Board of Trustees of Mercer University Georgia.

I return my sincere thanks for this undeserved mark of the esteem of the Faculty & Trustees of Mercer University. I am with great respect

Your obt servt

R E Lee

Honble Henry H. Tucker Pres: Mercer University Georgia

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R. E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library