Philologic Society.


            Fulton, Mo., February 24th 1866.


Major Gen. R. E. Lee


                                                As Secretary of the Philolgic literary Society of Westminster College located at Fulton, Missouri, I take pleasure in informing you of your election, as an honorary member, of our Society.

            We will be glad to receive your reply – of acceptance in your own handwriting – as it is desired to file it, in the archives of our Society.


                                                            Very Respy, and Truly

                                                                        Horace Sheley



Notation on reverse in General Lee’s handwriting:

            24 Feb ‘66

Philologic Society

Westminster College

Fulton Mo


Honorary Member


Ansd 6 Mar ‘66