Robert E. Lee

John S. Gallaher

U.S. Mily. Acady. West Point. NY.

16 March 1853.


I have received from the Treasurer of the United States a Treasury draft for Two thousand dollars on account of Current & Ordinary Expenses of the Mil: Acady.

Very respectfully. Sir. Yr. obedt Servt.(Signed) R. E. Lee. Bt: Col:
Supt: Mil: Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 10. Addressed “John S. Gallaher Esq 3rd. Auditor U.S. Washington City D.C.”