Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Academy West Point

28 Feby 1854

Agreeably to the tenor of your letter of the 31st Dec. last, Prof. Bartlett has made an examination of the Planetarium invented by Mr. Thos. H. Barlow, in his presence this report thereon is respectfully submitted.

I remain Very resply. Yr. obt Srvt.Signed/ R. E. Lee Br. Col:
Supt: Mil: Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

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