Arlington 14 July 1859

 

Messrs Wyman & Co

 

I transmit herewith my check 139 of this date on the Bank of Commerce in New York to your order for $40.50 in payment of suit of clothes provd on 1 July & which absence from home has prevented my acknowd before

 

Please receipt & return the accompd bill

Very resply

RE Lee

The Archives of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Foundation, Papers of the Lee Family, Box 3, M2009.244, Jessie Ball duPont Library, Stratford Hall

 

Transcribed by Colin Woodward, 2015 September 4