Original (Not in General Lee=s handwriting but signed by him).

 

Washington College Va

June 30. 1866.

 

Mr. J. W. Lapsley

 

Dear Sir.

The Faculty believe, from your son=s motivation to duty during the present session, that any further attendance upon this College would not be to his advantage, and respectfully request that he do not return.

 

Very respy your obtservt

 

R E Lee

   Pres