Robert E. Lee

F. Burt

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

Sept: 12. 1853


I have received from the Treasurer of the United States a Treasury draft for $7,330. on account of as follows. viz:

Current & Ordinary Expenses of Mil. Acady$3,000.
Construction of a Wharf  4,330 =$7330.

I am very respectfully Your obedt Servt

Sigd. R E Lee Br. Col:
Supt Mil: Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 51. Addressed “F Burt Esq 3rd Auditor US Washington City D.C.”