Decr 27th 1865
Genl R E Lee
Will you be so good as to inform me of the chance to get boarding, the price etc, at Lexington.
I have a son that I wish to send to Lexington.
My home is Winchester Turnpike. Write me at that place.
I met you at Richmond last winter.
Your Obt Servant
A S Colyar
Notation on reverse in General Lee=s handwriting:
Turnpike 27 Dec >65
A. S. Colyar
in reference to W. College
Ansd 3 Jany >66