Robert E. Lee

R. S. Smith

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

July 13. 1853


You will repair to the City of New York, in order to procure specie for Treasury Drafts—upon completing which you will return to this Post.

Signed/ Geo: W. Cullum
Capt. U.S. Engrs
Supt. Mil: Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 39. Addressed “Lt: R S Smith Lt. 4th Art: A. A. Q.”

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