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A letter from Robert E. Lee to General J.M. St. John containing his autograph for the gratification of those who befriended their prisoners. Written near Cartersville, Virginia; dated July 22nd, 1865.
Genl I send the autograph requested in your note of the 15th I am happy to do anything to gratify those who have befriended our prisoners. with great respect your obtsevt R.E. Lee near Cartersville 22 July '65 Gen'l J.M. St. John
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Robert E. Lee, Autograph, J.M. St. John, prisoners, Cartersville, Virginia, 22 July 1865, 1865
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Lee, Robert Edward, "A letter from Robert E. Lee containing his autograph for General J.M. St. John. Cartersville, Virginia, July 25, 1865." (1865). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 260.
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