Photostat.   Not in General Lee=s handwriting but signed by him.

 

Lexington. Va

 June 25th 1868

 

Mr Frank Waddill

Cheraw, S. C.

Dear Sir:

The Trustees of Washington College at their meeting June 16, 1868, established five AHonorary Scholarships@ to be given to students of Washington College as rewards of high attainments and good conduct.  Under this authority you have been selected by the Faculty as the recipient of an AHonorary Scholarship@ for the coming session, in the hope that as you have thus far proved worthy of this mark of confidence-, you will hereafter adorn the College by your character and attainments.

Very Respectfully Yr obtsvt.

 

R E Lee

            Pres: W.C.