Browsing named entities in Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones). You can also browse the collection for James May or search for James May in all documents.

Your search returned 4 results in 1 document section:

Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 6. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The spirit of 1861--correspondence of General R. E. Lee. (search)
r was written to me, as you will see, in consequence of a remark I made to Dr. Sparrow, which he repeated to the writer, Dr. May, that I hoped your connection with the Virginia forces — if you concluded to accept the command — might lead to some peadifficulties. I hoped this from the friendship between yourself and General Scott. I have only time now to enclose you Dr. May's letter, and to offer my earnest prayer that God may make you instrumental in saving our land from this dreadful strifeof a fearful conflict. So praying, I am sure of your sympathy, and subscribe myself, Most sincerely, your friend, James May. C. F. Lee, Esq. Richmond, 25 April, 1861. My Dear Cassius — I have received your letter of 23d. I am sorry your give me great pleasure to take your nephew. I shall remember him if anything can be done. I am much obliged to you for Dr. May's letter. Express to him my gratitude for his sentiments, and tell him that no earthly act would give me so much pleasu<