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

 

Washington College VA

26th June 1869

 

Dear Sir

With pleasure I inform you of the action of the Faculty commdending your son C. Desha for uniform regularity of attendance upon his duties & for steady improvement in his studies during the past session

Very respectfully &c

 

R E Lee

 

Genl L. Desha

Cynthiana,

                  Ky.