Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Military Academy West Point. NY.

April 28. 1853.


I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the Dept; letters of the 22nd Ulto: & 26th Inst: the former containing Appropriations made by the last Congress for the US Mil. Acady. & the latter being in reference to Studies for Professors.

I am very resply. Your obed Servt.(Signed) R. E. Lee Br. Col.
Supt: Mil: Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 24. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”