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

23 Sept: 1852.

My dear Sir,

I have placed in charge of the Librarian, the beautiful copy of the improved edition of your father’s Dictionary presented by you to the library of the Mil: Acady in your son’s name, for which contribution to the collection of the Institution I beg you will accept my thanks.

I am very respy your Obt. ServtSigned/ R. E. Lee Bvt Col:
Supt: Mil. Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 288. Addressed “Mr. Wm. G. Webster Pittsfield, Mass.”