Original draft of a telegram indicating signed by General Lee.


Petersburg 10th Jany 1865


Genl. S. Cooper


21/6:30                                    Telegram of yesterday suspending execution of H. S. Moore, Robt. Moore, Jno. P. Strother, W. C. Hart & W. Harrington received.

(Sgd) R E Lee

Sent to REL

C K Pitt


On reverse:

 CT C K Pitt


This mess sent to Petersburg on acct of line working to bad for me to work with RD