Louisville Ky. Jan. 1866


Gen. R. E . Lee

Pres. Washington College

Lexington Va.

Dear Sir: I wish my son to become a student at your College.  He is 14 years old, is very well advanced for his age, is a good boy.  Will be much obliged if you will inform me if he will be received, at what time, also the requirements terms etc.

Very respectfully yours

Saml Rothchild

Box 1209



Notation on reverse in Genera Lee's handwriting:


12 Jan 66

Saml Rothchild

desires to send son

to W. C.


Ansd 18 Jany