Robert E. Lee

Seth Williams

U.S.Mily. Acady West Point N.Y.

April 19. 1853.


You will proceed to the City of New York for the purpose of attending to business connected with the printing of the New Edition of the Regns of the Academy & Catalogue of the Library, upon completion of which business you will return to this post.

Very respectfully. Your obedt Serv(Signed) R. E. Lee. Bvt: Col:
Supt: Mil: Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 22. Addressed “Bvt: Capt: S. Williams 1st Arty. Adjt. Mil: Acady West Point”