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    Robert E. Lee Autograph Letter Signed "RE Lee." One page, 5" x 8", Lexington [Virginia], September 21, 1869. Lee was serving as president of Washington College when he addressed this letter to Mary R. Matthews, in full: "I have rec'd your letter of the 10th transmitting an essay written by your daughter which exhibits much thought in a lady of her age, & I hope she may return from her European tour advanced in all you desire her to possess, & find her mother improved in health." Mat burned around the edges and lightly toned throughout. Silked on the verso with binding remnant along the upper edge.

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    December, 2014
    12th Friday
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