. I have also heard lately of his death.
I have read in the papers that collections are being made for the Lee monument.
I have asked my mother to let me send some money — not money that she gave me, but money that I earned myself.
I made some of my money by keeping the door shut last winter, and the rest I made by digging up grass in the garden.
I send you all I have.
I wish it was more.
I am nine now.
Respectfully, Maggie McIntyre.
Rev. R. S. Stewart wrote to Mrs. Lee from Baltimore, December 29, 1872: Accident a few weeks ago led me to read over again after fifty years the Scottish Chiefs, and I have been so struck with the identity of character between Sir William Wallace and General Lee that I can not help mentioning it to you and asking you to read this book again, if you have not done so, since the late struggle for Southern liberty commenced.
In reading it myself, I find every noble sentiment of religion, of patriotism, and of humanity expressed that we all hea