Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

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

January 13. 1853.


The following named Cadets request permission to receive the articles set opposite their names, which have been sent for them to the office of the Quarter Master of the post. viz:

Cadet ChurchWoolen Socks
     ”    FergusonUnder clothing. Gloves &c.

which requests are recommended for favorable consideration

I am very resply Your obt Servt(Signed) R. E. Lee Bvt: Col.
Supt: Mily. Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 2, p. 315. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington D.C.”