ALS, 1853 December 22 : West Point, to Gen. Geo. H. Devereux.


Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. ALS, 1853 December 22 : West Point, to Gen. Geo. H. Devereux.

ALS, 1853 December 22 : West Point, to Gen. Geo. H. Devereux.

This is a very sympathetic letter about the misbehavior of General Devereux's son. Lee says he is reluctant to make this report but he is doing so " ... on the principle which I prefer in my own case, to know the worst that I may have the opportunity of doing what I can to remedy it ..."

1- 1/2 p. ; 25 x 20 cm.

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