<br /> Lee Letter: w273

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: “My Dear Sir”

My dear Sir

I am much obliged to you for the information contained in your letter of the 15th Inst. I have written to Mr. Mathers, requesting him to return the letter of Genl Washington to the College directed to me – as President of Washington College. It will in all human probability reach me safely, –

As you were authorized by Mr. Mathers to inform me of the letter, I have concluded to send my request through you, & will be obliged to you if you will see that it reaches him. With my thanks for your kind offer of assistance I am very respy

Your obt servt

R E Lee


R. E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library