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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

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