Natchez April 11.

                                                                                    1866

Genl R. E. Lee

            Lexington

                        Va.

                        Genl.  This will be handed you by my nephew William C. Conner, son of the late Mayor Conner.  Let me bespeak for him your kindness-

                                                With the highest regards

                                                I am Genl.  Very respectfully

                                                                        Your obt. servant

                                                                        Samuel P. Conner

 

Notation on reverse in General Lee’s handwriting:

Missipi  11Apl ‘66

Samuel P. Connor

Introducing his nephew

Wm C. Conner