Rockbridge Baths, Va, June 1, 1866

 

Gen’l R. E. Lee

            Lexington

 

            Sir.

                        As a slight testimony of our high regard, we take the liberty of tendering  to you the hospitalities of the “Rockbridge Baths” during the ensuing season and beg to assure you that we would feel truly gratified should  it be your pleasure to accept our polite invitation.

 

                                                            We are General,

                                                                        with profound respect

                                                                        your obd Servant

 

                                                                                    R. G. Mayo & Co

 

Notation on reverse in General Lee’s handwriting:

            1 June 1866

R. G. Mayo & Co

offers hospitalities

of Rockbridge Baths

 

7 June - Ansd