Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Acady.

May 30, 1854


Cadet Shinn requests permission to deposit $10—to free him from debt at the Academy & Cadet Kensel asks that he may receive some shirts & drawers which have been sent for him.—both requests are recommended for favorable consideration.

I have the honour to be Very respectfully Your obed. Servt.Signed/ R. E. Lee Br. Col:
Supt: Mil: Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 107. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”