<br /> Lee Letter: n1

Washington and Lee University
Robert E. Lee

R. S. Smith

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

Sept: 24. 1852.


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 this post.

Signed ref R. E. Lee
Bvt: Col: Supt: M.A.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 288. Addressed “Lieut: R. S. Smith 4th Arty. A. A. Q.M. West Point.”