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Lexington VA: 3 Sept 1869

 

Dear Sir

Your letter of the 31st has been recd.  Your son if prepared to enter the regular classes of the College will be recd on the same ground on which Capt M. B. Ruggles was admitted - The exercises commence on the 16th Inst: & I advise for you sons benefit that he report here on or before that day

Very respy your obtservt

R E Lee

 

Genl Danl Ruggles