Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Military Academy West Point NY

Sept: 26. 1853


The following named Cadets request permission to receive from their friends the articles set opposite their names respectively, viz

CadetW. Bedford.Letter paper, Envelopes & Steel pens
   “HazenArticles of underclothing &c
   “R C LordStationery, Poetry, hand.chfs, Gloves, Collars & pr Slippers

The father of Cadet Clinton Berry has sent a draft for $16.51 which he requests may be deposited to his sons credit to settle his indebtedness at the Academy. All of which is recommended for favorable consideration.

I have the honor to be Very respectfully Your obt Serv.Sigd. R. E. Lee. Br. Col:
Supt: Mil: Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 54. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”