Robert E. Lee

F. Burt

April 13, 1854


I have received from the Treasurer of the United States a Treasury Draft for Five thousand dollars, on account of Current & Ordinary Expenses of the Military Academy.

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

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 99. Addressed “F. Burt 3rd Auditor U.S. Washington City D.C.”