From the 11 October 1883 issue of The New York Times.

A MONUMENT TO GEN. LEE>

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 10.—Thirty-five thousand dollars has been raised by the three Lee Monument Associations in the South. As soon as the political campaign is ended steps will be taken to erect the monument here to Gen. Robert E. Lee. It is proposed to lay the corner-stone in October of next year. Ex-Confederate soldiers from every section of the South will be present.