Nov 08, 2018 - Sale 2492

Sale 2492 - Lot 18

Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
(CIVIL WAR.) ROBERT E. LEE. Brief Autograph Letter Signed, "RELee / Comm'g Gen'l," to Colonel Christopher Q. Tompkins: "In answer to your letter of the 19 Inst't enclosing certain papers therein referred to, I find it very necessary to state that you did right in obeying the orders of Gen'l Floyd." 1/2 page, 4to, ruled paper; small hole at left edge with minor loss to text, faint scattered foxing, docketing on verso, horizontal folds. "H'd Q'rs Valley Mt," 21 August 1861