June 12th 1866
R. E. Lee
There are several gentlemen in this region desiring to place their sons
in the institution of which you are the honored head.
We wish to obtain some information as to course of preparatory study.
– Please send me the curriculum and such other information as to your
institution as will be of value to patrons.
One of the millions of
J. J. Halsey
on reverse in General Lee’s handwriting:
12 June 1866