Photostat copy not in General Lee=s handwriting but signed by him.
Lexington Va Sept 23, 1867
The Faculty of this Institution, at a meeting held on the 21st inst:, passed a resolution extending you the benefit of the act adopted by the college authorities extending a credit for the college fees Ato such meritorious young men, seeking the advantage of the Institution, as are unable to pay the same.@
In adopting this resolution the Faculty were influenced by the fact that you displayed during the last session good conduct and fidelity as a student and --?-- an aptness to learning.
Very truly yrs
R E Lee
Mr Wm A. Rogers