<br /> Lee Letter: n1


Washington and Lee University
Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

US Military Academy West Point. N.Y.

8 Sept: 1852

Sir.

Sir. On the night of the 5th inst:, about 10. P.M. Cadet R. H. Lee left his quarters in Barrack without permission, & has not since returned. I have advised his father of the circumstances, & given him all the information I possess on the subject, a copy of my letter to him is herewith transmitted.

Very respectfully Your obed ServtSigned, R. E. Lee. Br. Col:
Supt: Mil: Academy.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 285. Addrressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”