<br /> Lee Letter: w336

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Jonathan B. Lafitte

My dear Sir

I return my sincere thanks for the excellent telescope you have kindly sent me. The pleasure I shall derive from its use will be greatly enhanced by its history & associations.

I most cordially unite in your prayer for the speedy recovery of our beloved country from its present prostration and suffering, and with my sincere wishes for your individual happiness & welfare

I am very respy your most obt servt

R E Lee

Mr Jno: B Lafitte

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R. E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library