Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Acady.

April 17, 1854


The following named cadets request permission to receive money from their friends to be deposited to their credit to reduce their indebtedness to the Acady. viz:

Cadet Franz, Cadet Gentry, & Cadet Turner—which requests are recommended for favorable consideration.

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. 100. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”