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[255] of November last that they had received in all $21,140.95--that they had paid in lull for the recumbent figure of Lee $15,000, and on the mausoleum to receive it $2,844.67, leaving a balance in the treasury of $3,296.28, and a deficiency of $6,183.05 to raise in order to complete the mausoleum.

A recent Lexington paper states that only $2,000 are now needed. Surely the needed amount ought to be at once raised in order that at least one fitting monument to our grand old chieftain may be completed. Valentine's monument is one of the most splendid creations of genius in this country, and when the beautiful mausoleum designed by Neilson of Baltimore is completed, the tomb of Lee will be fitly decorated and appropriately cared for.

Let the old soldiers of Lee, and his friends and admirers everywhere, rally at once, raise the small amount necessary to complete this beautiful monument, and then combine on the grand monument in Richmond, which we are pledged to build.

We are authorized to receive subscriptions, and would be glad to be the medium of sending to Lexington a good part of what remains to be collected.

Send on at once, then, a contribution (large or small) for this noble object.

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