Robert E. Lee

S. Williams

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

Dec. 6. 1852


You will proceed to the City of New York for the purpose of making arrangements for Printing a New Edition of the Regulations of the U.S. Military Academy. Upon completion of which business you will return to this post.

I am very respectfully. Yr Obed ServSigned/ R. E. Lee Bvt: Col.
Supt: Mily. Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 302. Addressed “Bvt: Capt: S. Williams Adjt: U.S. Mily. Acady”