Robert E. Lee

John S. Gallaher

U.S. Military Academy West Point. NY.

April 15. 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 U.S. Military Acady.

Very respectfully. Sir. Your 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. 20. Addressed “John S. Gallaher Esq 3rd. Auditor U.S. Washington City DC.”