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HdQrs: Richmond 19 May 62

 

 

Genl J. E.Johnston

Commdg Army N. VA:

 

Genl

 

I enclose a note just recd Signed Lancy (?) Jones, brought me by his brother.  There are no troops in this city that could suit to that quarter, & I hope your own pickets have given you the information if true, which has enabled you to act in the matter

 

Very respy your obtservt

 

 

 

                                                                                      R E Lee

       Genl

 

Note on letter:

 

Richmond, Va.

    May 19.62

 

 

     R. E. Lee

       General

Enclosing a note signed Lancy Jones