Original. Not in General Lee=s handwriting but signed by him. This letter is on Washington College letterhead stationery.
Lexington, Va., June 28 1870
I have the pleasure of communicating upon the action of the Faculty of Washington College commending your son John L Campbell for his regular attendance on his college duties and for his industry improvement in his studies during the late session.
With best wishes for his future welfare
I am, Respectfully
R E Lee
Prof J L Campbell
Note on bottom: The above was written by Prof. C. J. Harris