Original. Not in General Lee=s handwriting but signed by him.
Lexington Va 28 June 1870
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
R E Lee
T A Bartlette EsqNew Orleans La