<br /> Lee Letter: w397

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: Nahum Capen

Dear Sir

I regret that indisposition will prevent my attending the funeral of Mr George Peabody. I have been indisposed for several weeks & am unable in my present condition to undertake the journey.

I am notwithstanding very much obliged to you for your offer to meet me on my arrival in your State & regret that I shall not have the pleasure of seeing you.

Very respy your obt servt

R E Lee

Nahum Capen Esqr


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