tion may find them.
I feel certain, however, that nothing but necessity will prevent their attendance.
I enclose, according to your request, the date of my daughter's birth, and the inscription proposed for the monument over her tomb.
The latter are the last lines of the hymn which she asked for just before her death.
I am, with great respect, your obedient servant, R. E. Lee. Mrs. Joseph S. Jones, Mrs. Thomas Carroll, Miss Brownlow, Committee Miss M. Alston, Mrs. J. M. Heck, Mrs. Lucinda Jones,
His son's wife, to whom he was deeply attached, and to whom he wrote many touchingly beautiful letters, full of the consolations and hopes of the Gospel, died while her husband (General W. H. F. Lee) was in a Northern prison, and on his return General Lee wrote him the following:
camp, Orange county, April 24, 1864.
I received last night, my dear son, your letter of the 22d.
It has given me great comfort.
God knows how I loved your dear, dear wife, how sweet her memory i