Robert E. Lee

R. S. Smith

U.S. Mil: Acady West Point N.Y.

Oct. 1. 1853


You will proceed to the City of New York for the purpose of procuring specie for Treasury draft upon completing which business you will return to this post.

Very respectfully. Yr obdt ServSigd./ R. E. Lee. Br. Col:

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 56. Addressed “Lt. R. S. Smith 4th Arty. A. A. Qr Mr”