Robert E. Lee

Seth Williams

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

July 6. 1853.


You will proceed to the City of New York for the purpose of attending to the Printing of the Register of Cadets. Upon completion of which, you will return to duty at this Post.

Very respectfully. Sir. Your obedt ServtSigned / Geo. W.Cullum
Capt: U.S. Engineers
Supt: Mil: Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 39. Addressed “Bvt: Capt. Seth Williams 1st. Lt. 1st. Artillery Adjutant. Mil: Acady”

George W. Cullum signed this letter on behalf of Lee.