On motion of Marshall Wilcox, Esq., it was—
Resolved, That the inhabitants of Lee deem it important that the Government of the United States should have the hearty and earnest encwhich aims at the overthrow of our laws and the Constitution of the land; and that as citizens of Lee, actuated by a love of our country and of universal liberty, we are ready to share in the common $3,100.00. Total amount in four years, $20,776.46.
In regard to the work done by the ladies of Lee, William J. Bartlett, Esq., writes, that $1,005.17 in cash was sent to the Christian Commission during 1863 and 1864, of which the ladies of Lee contributed $470.10; they also sent four boxes of comfortable things to the soldiers, valued at $175.
A lady informs us that, besides the four boxes sent by the ladies of Lee to the Christian Commission, several other boxes, far more valuable, were sent by them to the hospitals, of which no record has been preserved.
I remember one worth one hun