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Lexington VA

14 Aug 1866

 

Gentn

 

I return my sincere thanks for your kind invitation to myself & family to visit the Hot Springs.

Mrs Lee is now at the Rockbridge Baths, & has recd some benefit from them.

Should it be deemed advantageous, I desire her to visit the Springs in Bath County, in which case I may have the pleasure of visiting you

Very respy your obtservt

 

                                                                                    R E Lee

 

Tardy, Williams & Co

 

Note: Envelope addressed as follows:

Tardy, Williams & Co

Hot Springs

Bath Co

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