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Coosawhatchie

         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