Atlanta Ga March 17th 1866

Genl Robt E Lee



                                    Resptd Sir:

                                                            I have a young brother who is very desirous to go to Washington College.  Will you be so kind as to inform me if there is any chance for him to enter.   Also, the College tuition and how far advanced in his studies a student must be to enable him to gain admittance into the College.

                                                            I am Very resptly

                                                                        Your obt Servant


                                                                                    Geo. W. Burr


Notation on reverse in General Lee’s handwriting:

Georgia 17 Mar ‘66

Geo. W. Burr



Ansd: 28 Mar