Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Academy West Point

20 Dec. 1853


The following named cadets request permission to receive from their friends the
articles set opposite their names respectively, viz:

Cadet Baylor—Neck Comforter
   —   W. H. Bell—        doGloves
   —   Hascall—        do     do

I am very resp. your Obt. Servt.

Sig: R. E. Lee Br. Col.
Supt. Mil. Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 79. Addressed “Genl. J. G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”