Letter to the Rev. Philip Slaughter [manuscript], 1865 August 31.


Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870. Letter to the Rev. Philip Slaughter [manuscript], 1865 August 31.

Letter to the Rev. Philip Slaughter [manuscript], 1865 August 31.

Lee notes that Slaughter's "young kinsmen....deserve the approbation of those with whom they have served, & I wish them every success in the world. My advice to all of our young men is to adhere to their states & friends, & aid both in the restoration of the Country."

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