Baltimore April 14th. 1866


Dear General

                        May I ask of you the favor to send me to this city, care of Wetherd Bros. a Catalogue of “Washington College’ with list of Faculty – and reference to the preparatory Studies necessary to enter that Institution –

            My residence is Raleigh N. C. but am here at present, where my son is at School-

                                                            The “Fair” here is a great success

                                                                        Very truly Yr. Obt. Svt.


                                                                                    D. W. Barringer


Genl Robt E. Lee



Notation on reverse in General Lee’s handwriting:

N. C.  14 Apl ‘66

            D. W. Barringer



Ansd: 18 Apl