Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Acady.

April 24, 1854


Cadet Pender requests permission to receive some shirts & socks & Cadets Haskell & Ryan ask that they may receive & deposit money from their friends to free them from debt and enable them to go on furlough. All of which is 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. 102. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”