Robert E. Lee

Eugene Webster

U.S. Military Academy West Point N.Y.

June 21, 1854

Your resignation of your appointment as Cadet in the U.S. Mil. Acady. has been this day forward to the Hon. Secy of War—with the recommendation that it be accepted. As soon as notified of its acceptance, your accounts will be closed & the balance due you remitted by the Treasurer.

Very respectfully Your obedt. 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. 112. Addressed “Mr. Eugene Webster Alexandria, Va.”