Robert E. Lee

R. S. Smith

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

Nov. 9. 1853.


You will proceed to the City of New York for the purpose of drawing principal & interest of stocks belonging to the Corps of Cadets & reinvesting the same—on completion of which business you will return to this Post.

I am very respectfully Your obt. ServtSigd./ R. E. Lee. Bt: Col:
Supt: Mil: Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 68. Addressed “Lieut. R. S. Smith Treasr. U.S. Mil: Acady West Point NY.”