Copy. Not in General Lee=s handwriting but signed by him. 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 L. B. Chaney for his regular attendance on his college duties, & for his industry & success in his studies during the late session.
With best wishes for his future welfare,
I am, respectfully,
R E Lee
Dr. Washington Chaney
Allen Co- Ky-