<br /> Lee Letter: n1


Washington and Lee University
Robert E. Lee

Joseph R. Curtis

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

18. Sept: 1852.

Sir.

Being desirous of closing the account of expenses of the late Board of Visiters to this Institution, of which you were a member; I beg leave to ask from what point your traveling allowance is to be computed! & the distance from that point to this place & back “by the nearest mail route”; if in your power to give it.

I am very respectfully Your obedt. Servt.(Signed) R. E. Lee Br. Col.
Supt: Mily. Academy

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 286. Addressed “Mr. Jos: R. Curtis Cozzens Hotel Near West Point.”