Original.  Not in General Lee=s handwriting but signed by him. Written on Washington College letterhead stationery.


Washington College

Lexington, Va., June 28 1870


Dear Sir,

I have the pleasure of communicating upon the action of the Faculty of Washington College commending your ward G A Dazey for regular attendance on his college duties, and industry and improvement in his studies during the late session.

With best wishes for his future welfare,

I am, resepctfully,


R E Lee


John Laws Esq -