Philomathesian Hall

                                                                        Wake Forest College NC

                                                                                    June 2d 1866


Dear Sir

                        I have the honor of informing you that you have been unanimously elected as an honorary member of the Philomathesian Society.

            I also have the honor to request that you communicate with the Society at Forestvile N. C.

            We also hope that you will lend us your influence in building up the Society to that position which it has been hitherto occupied among the literary societies of the world.

            Please communicate with the Society at Forestville N. C.

                                                            Very Respectfully

                                                                        Your obt servant

                                                                                    C. N. Seawell

                                                                                                Cord Secy


Gen R E Lee




Notation on reverse in General Lee’s handwriting:


            2 June 1866

Philomethian Society

Wake Forest College NC


Honorary Member


16 June Ansd