Portsmouth Va

                                                                        July 11th 66

To His Honor Genl R. E. Lee


                                    Please send me per mail a circular of your college containing the studies that are taught and terms of tuition so that I can examine them, and if they suit me, I will send recommendation and application for admission.

                                                            I remain

                                                                        Yours Truly

                                                                                    Geo J Hobday

                                                                                                Portsmouth Va

                                                            Post office Box 81


Notation on reverse in General Lee’s handwriting:

            11 July ‘66

Geo: J Hobday



16 Jul - Sent