Lexington VA: 23 March 1866


My dear Sir

The three articles taken from Arlington during its occupancy by the U. S. Soldiers, which accompanied your note of the 10th Inst: have been recd.

I am much obliged to you for restoring them to me.  As you express a desire to possess the picture of Washington printed on Satin in 1798, I take pleasure in presenting it to you.


Very respy your obtservt


R E Lee


Mr Edwd S. Hedden


Note: Envelope addressed to

Mr Edwd S. Hedden

Care of A. W. Habersham Esqr