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


Washington College

Lexington Va 28 June 1870


Dear sir

I have the pleasure of communicating to you the action of the Faculty of Washington College commending your son, Inyl (?) T. Bartlette, for his distinguished industry and success in his studies during the late session

With best wishes for his future welfare I am

Very Respy

R E Lee



T A Bartlette Esq

 New Orleans La