Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil: Academy West Point.

29 Dec. 1852.


I enclose herewith a report called for by the Secry of War in reference to the case of Cadet Hancock recently suspd by sentence of a Genl. Court Martial, with a copy of his letter presented by Cadet Hancock.

I am Very respy. Your obt Servt(Signed) R. E. Lee Bvt: Col:
Supt. Mil: Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 310. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City DC.”