Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Acady West Point.

10 Feby 1853


I have the honour to enclose for your information a copy of a letter of the 4th Inst: which I have recd. direct from the Secy. of War. & of my reply thereto of this date, which I have thought it necessary according to par: 926, to send in the same way.

I remain 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. 323. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”