U.S. Mil. Academy West Point.

11 Oct. 1852

Sir.

Cadet Rodman P. Lewis has this evg returned to the Academy, accompanied by Capt: Grafton of the Army. I have no excuse to offer for his conduct & in consideration of his having repeated his offense & broken his arrest, I feel compelled to recommend he be dismissed the service.

I am very respy. Your obedt Servt.Signed/ R E Lee Bvt: Col.
Supt. Mily. Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 294. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City DC.