<br /> Lee Letter: v022

Washington and Lee University

Sender: Robert E. Lee, Cadet Form
Recipient:

The PRESIDENT of the UNITED STATES having been pleased to appoint [     ] a Cadet in the service of the United States, he is to be received as such, and entitled to all the considerations attached to said appointment. GIVEN at the WAR OFFICE of the UNITED STATES, this [     ] day of [     ] in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and [     ] and in the [     ] year of the INDEPENDENCE of said States. Secretary of War.

Jany 13 1835.

Mr. Blair will please print half a ream of the above as soon as possible for the Engineers Department.

Very respectfully etc

R E Lee Lt Engrs

Notes:

Lee PapersUniversity of Virginia Archives

This document is a printed form, with Lee’s dated and signed note written at the bottom of the page.