Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Military Academy West Point. NY.

Dec. 1. 1853.


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

Cadet BryanFifty dollars to reduce his indebtedness at the Acady
DresbackDrawers, undershirts & Socks
E P AlexanderSocks
E. TurnerDressing Gown

and the father of Cadet G W Holt has written me asking permission for his son to receive some little memorials of his sisters wedding from the family

All of which is recommended for favorable consideration.

I have the honor to be Very respectfully. Yr. obt ServtSigd./ R E Lee Br. Col:
Supt: Mil: Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 74. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”