<br /> Lee Letter: n1


Washington and Lee University
Robert E. Lee

R. S. Smith

U.S. Military Academy West Point. N.Y.

Sept: 17. 1852.

Sir.

You will proceed to the City of New York for the purpose of procuring specie for a Treasury draft. Upon completion of which business you will return to the post.

Signed/ R. E. Lee Br. Col.
Supt. Mily. Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 286. Addressed “Lieut: R. S. Smith 4th Arty. a. a. Qr M West Point.”