Robert E. Lee

R. S. Smith

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

July 25. 1853


You will proceed to the City of New York for the purpose of procuring specie for Treasy dfts.—Upon completion of which business you will return without delay to this post.

Very resply. Yr. Obt. Servt.(Signed) Geo: W. Cullum
Capt: U.S. Engineers
Supt: Mily Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 41. Addressed “Lt: R. S. Smith Qr. Mr. U.S. Mil: Acady”

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