<br /> Lee Letter: n1

Washington and Lee University
Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Academy West Point.

4 Oct. 1852.


I have the honor to enclose, herewith, a copy of a letter recd. direct from the Secy. of War & my acknowledgement of the same, & to ask that the letter be submitted to him.

I am very respy. Your obedt Servt(Signed) R. E. Lee Bvt: Col:
Supt: Mil: Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 290. Addressed “Gen. Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”