Robert E. Lee

R. S. Smith

U.S. Mil: Acady West Point NY.

Nov. 2. 1852.


You will proceed to the City of New York, for the purpose of processing specie for a Treasury draft. Upon completion of which you will return to this post.

I am very respt. Your obedt. ServSigned/ R. E. Lee. Bvt: Col:
Supt: Mily. Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 297. Addressed “Lieut: R. S. Smith 4th Arty. A. A. of Qr M West Point NY”