Copy. Not in General Lee=s handwriting but signed by him.
June 28th 1870.
H. A. Tayloe. Esq
Hale Co Ala Dear Sir
I have the pleasure of communicating to you the action of the Faculty of Washington College commending your son Wm H. Tayloe for his distinguished industry and success in his studies during the late session.
With best wishes for his future welfare,
I am, Respectfully,
R E LeePresident