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Object Name LETTER, ORIGINAL
Catalog Number CML-RHC.19
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date 1869
Scope & Content Robert Edward Lee to Miss Laura Mason Chilton, November 22, 1869

Physical Appearance: November 22, 1869 - R[obert] E[dward] Lee at Lexington, V[irgini]a to Miss Laura Mason Chilton - Lee sadly declines an invitation to Miss Chilton's wedding and extends his best wishes for her future. Signed by Lee. [This letter remains in the Lee Collection, Box 2.]
Archival History This letter from R. E. Lee to Laura Chilton [Wise] was originally part of the Robert Hall Chilton Collection, formerly located in the MC 3 C-189 files. It was transferred to the Lee Collection in July 1997.
People Wise, Laura Chilton
Subjects CML LEE COLLECTION --CML CHILTON COLLECTION