Headquarters, Sewell Mtn

10 Octo: ’61


Brigr. Gen. Jno. B. Floyd

Commanding &c Sewell




            I am directed by Gen Lee to request you to furnish him with the information concerning the salt which you were kind enough to procure for him, & which is at Lewisburg.  He wishes to make arrangements to have some of it sent to Huntersville.

I am with respect,

Your obt. Servant,

W. H. Taylor



Source: The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 3, M2009.272, Jessie Ball duPont Library, Stratford Hall


Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2015 October 30