Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

US Mil: Acady West Point NY

Sept. 17. 1853


In reply to your letter of the 15th Inst. enclosing a communication from Mr. F. S. Campbell, on the subject of his transportation: I have the honour to state, that on the receipt of the decision of the Secty of War, his accounts were made out and transmitted to the place of residence he now claims, as you will see by the accompg letter of the 15th July & the return of the vouchers has been waited for. Duplicates will now be made out & forwd to him at Baltimore.

As regards the mistake in his place of residence which he alludes to it was made by himself. He entered his residence in the book of the Acady. “Emmitsburgh Md.[”]

Very respectfully your obedt SerSigd./ R E Lee Br. Col:
Supt. Mil. Acady

The letter of Mr. Campbell is returned herewith

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 52. Addressed “Genl. Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”