Original in General Lee=s handwriting but bears no signature


W. L. Marshall Esqr

Secy M. S. F. En Co-         Savannah Geo-

8 Apl 1870



     I have had the honor to receive the certificate of my election as an Honorary Member of the Metropolitan Steam Fire Engine Compy of Savannah Geo. transmitted with your letter of the 8th Inst. & return my qualified thanks for this mark of the regard of the members of the Compy -

Wishing them all happiness & prosperity I am etc