<br /> Lee Letter: w413

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee
Recipient: A. N. Gordon

My dear Sir

I have recd your letter of the 3rd Inst: announcing my election as an honorary member of the Young Mens Christian Association of Washington College, a society in whose prosperity I take the greatest interest and for the welfare of whose members my prayers are daily offered –

Please present my grateful thanks to your Association for the honour conferred on me & believe me very respy

your obt servt

R E Lee

Mr A. N. Gordon Cor: Secy Y.M.C. Assn Washington College VA:

Notes:

R. E. Lee CollectionLeyburn Library

An Adam N. Gordon married in Rockbridge County, Virginia, around 1870.