Robert E. Lee

R. S. Smith

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

Decr. 1. 1853.


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

I am very respectfully Sir Your obedt ServtSigd./ R. E. Lee. Br. Col.
Supt. Mil. Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 73. Addressed “Lieut: R. S. Smith Qr Mr. U.S. Mil: Acady West Point. NY.”