Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

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

Feby 21. 1853.


I have the honor to inform the Dept. that my Statement of Funds Expd during the month of January & Estimate of Funds required for the present month which were forwarded on the 2nd Inst: have not been acknowledged.

Cadet Pease requests permission to deposit $15. to reduce his indebtedness at the Academy. Cadet A.P. Porter to receive underclothing &c from his father & Cadet Bursley a pair of Slippers which have been sent him from his friends. All of which are recommended for favorable consideration.

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

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 1. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington D.C.”