4 Dec 1861



Richd Caldwell Esqr

    Soldiers Relief Association

       Charleston S.C.


Dear Sir


                On my return here yesterday I found the package of bedding mentioned in your letter of the 27th ulto: & beg through you to express my thanks to the ladies of the S. R. Association for their kind consideration of myself & staff , to whose comfort they have greatly contributed.


I am with great respect

Your obtservt


 R E Lee