Robert E. Lee

John Sloane

U.S. Military Academy West Point. NY.

[c.18–19] Dec 1852.


I have received the following Treasury draft payable to my order by the Asst. Treas. New York.

No. 3414 on War Warrant No. 7868 for $3000.

Your obedient ServantSigned/ R E Lee Bvt Col.
Supt. Mil. Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 306. Addressed “John Sloane Esq. Treas: United States Washington D.C.”