Sender: Robert E. Lee III
Recipient: Edmund R. Cocke
Ravensworth Burke, Fairfax Co. Va. Oct. 31st 1914My dear Capt. Cocke -
Thank you so much for your kind letter of sympathy on the occasion of my Uncle Robert's death. It will give me great pleasure to comply with your request and convey to my aunt and her daughters your sincere sympathy - With my best wishes and assurances of high personal regards - I beg to be
Yours very sincerely,
R. E. Lee
Lee-Jackson CollectionLeyburn Library
The letter's envelope was addressed: "Capt. Edmund R. Cocke Oakland, Virginia." Notes on the envelope indicate that the letter was sent first to Oakland and then to Trevilian before being returned to the writer.