Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Academy West Point

Augst. 5, 1854


When in Washington last March, I handed to Lieut. Kurtz a small bill of charges against the Embrasure Target for Photographs of the effects of the shot &c. The amount of which was to have been remitted to me—as it has not come to hand I fear it may have been overlooked.

I have the honour to be 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. 129. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”