Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Acady.

May 10, 1854


Cadet Kinsey requests permission to receive some gloves, socks & unif. Collars which have been sent him from his house—also Cadet C. C. Lee, money to be deposited to free him from debt at the Academy &c. Which are recommended for favourable consideration.

I have the honour to be 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. 103. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”