Robert E. Lee

W. D. Frazer

U.S. Military Academy West Point NY.

Oct: 30. 1852.


In the event of you not having succeeded in procuring a person for the lithographic office, as described in my letter to you of the 14th inst: Will you be kind enough to cause the accompanying advertisement to be inserted in the Courier & Enquirer, the Sun & the best German Paper on Wednesday & Thursday next? I have taken the liberty of making your office the place of reference & Prof: Mahan will be in New York at the time specified & attend at the hour mentioned if you have no objection. A blank has been left in the advertisement for the number & street.

I am Very respectfully. Yr. 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. 297. Addressed “Major W. D. Frazer Corps of Engineers New York.”