e been directed to notify you and extend you a cordial and pressing invitation to be present.
I hope that it may be in your power to meet with the survivors of the company, of which you were an officer during the first year of the war between the States, and believe that the occasion will be an enjoyable one to you, and I take pleasure in communicating the invitation and beg to add my expression of personal and individual good wishes, and subscribe myself
Your friend, R. M. page.
Lynnhaven, Va., June 22, 1892. Judge R. M. page, Abingdon, Va.:
dear Sir—Your kind invitation to the reunion of the survivors of Company D has been received.
It would give me great pleasure to meet my companions in arms of that company once more, and to talk over with you all the events of that stirring period now passing so far away, if my engagements permitted.
I am sorry to say that it will be impossible for me to be present at that time.
Please express to the surviving members my regre