Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Academy West Point

Dec. 15 1853


The following Cadets request permission to receive the articles set opposite their names

CadetCorse—Stationery & Dictionary
    “Freedley—Underclothing, Handkerchief, Gloves & Scarf
    “Langdon—Underclothing, Gloves & Stationery
    “Murphy—Underclothing & Stationery
    “Strong—Fifty dollars to reduce his indebtedness
    “H. S. Webb—Money to reduce his indebtedness

All of which is recommended for favorable consideration.

I am very respectfully Your Obt. Servt.Sigd: R. E. Lee, Br. Col.
Supt. Mil. Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 77. Addressed “Genl. J. G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”