Robert E. Lee

John S. Gallaher

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

Decem. 20. 1852


I have received from the Treasurer of the United States a Treasury draft for three thousand dollars on account of Forage for Artillery & Cavalry horses

I am very respectfully Your obedt Servt(Signed) R. E. Lee Br Col
Supt: Mil: Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 307. Addressed “John S. Gallaher Esq 3rd. Auditor U.S. Washington DC.”