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Greetings from Washington.

The following telegram from the Confederate Veterans' Association, of Washington, D. C., was read and received with applause:

Washington, D. C., January 19, 1898.
R. E. Lee Camp, No. 1, Confederate Veterans, Richmond, Va.:
The Confederate Veterans' Association of Washington assembled to honor the name of our great leader, General R. E. Lee, send loving greetings to their comrades of Richmond, and remember with them a vow to keep green his memory.

Robert I. Fleming, President.

Adjutant J. Taylor Stratton was instructed to telegraph the following reply: [356]

Richmond, Va., January 19, 1898.
Colonel Robert I. Fleming, President Confederate Veterans' Association, Washington, D. C.:
R. E. Lee Camp, Confederate Veterans, reciprocates your kindly greeting, and pledges eternal fidelity to the memory of our illustrious chieftain.

A. C. Peay, Lieutenant-Commander, Commanding.

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