Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

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

July 7, 1854


The following named Cadets request permission to receive from their friends the articles set opposite their names respectively, viz.

CadetCarroll—Fifty dollars to be placed to his credit at the Academy
    “F. LeeSix pr. Unif. pants
    “FarrandUnder shirts—drawers—Socks Gloves &c.

All of which requests are recommended for favorable consideration.

I am very respectfully Yr. Obt. 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. 117. Addressed “Genl. J. G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”