Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Academy West Point

Sept. 7, 1854


Cadets Hartz & Ames request permission to receive the former, Text books & Stationery—the latter, Writing desk, Stationery, Unif. Gloves &c; which has been sent for them by their friends—both requests are recommended for favorable considn.

I have the honour to be Very respy. Your 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. 135. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”