Robert E. Lee

John S. Gallaher

U.S. Military Academy West Point NY.

Dec. 10. 1852


I have received from the Treasurer of the United States a Treasury draft for Three thousand, one hundred dollars, on account of as follows. viz:

For Current & Ordinary Expenses of the Mily. Acady, $2600.00

   ”   Increase & Expense of Library 500.00 $3100.00

I am Very respectfully(Signed) R E Lee Bvt: Col:
Capt Engrs

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 304. Addressed “John S. Gallaher Esq 3rd. Auditor US Washington DC”