Robert E. Lee

H. W. Peck

U.S. Mil. Academy West Point

16 Jany. 1854


I send the enclosed, in compliance with your request, of the 9th inst. I hope it will answer your purpose. I am glad to hear of your welfare & wishing you all happiness and success,

I am Very Truly Yours(Sigd.) R E Lee, Br. Lieut. Col.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 85. Addressed “Mr. H. W. Peck Galena, Ill.”

Lee enclosed a reference for Peck, also written on this 16 January 1854.