Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Academy West Point

7 Jany. 1854


I have the honour to transmit herewith my statement of funds expended during the month of December 1853—Also an estimate of amt. reqd. for the present month.

I remain very resply. your obt Servt(Signed) R. E. Lee. Br. Col:
Supt: Mil: Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 83. Addressed “Genl. J. G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”