Robert E. Lee

Thomas Fisher

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

30 Oct. 1854

Dear Sir,

I have recd. your letter of the 27th Inst. & shall be happy to see you at any time that may suit your convenience. My duties are so continuous that I am unable to appoint any day that I shall be more disengaged than another, but whenever you come, I shall with pleasure devote to you as much time as I can.

I remain with much respect You robedt. Servt.Signed/ R. E. Lee Br.
Supt: Mil: Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 146. Addressed “Thos. Fisher Esq. Phila. Penna.”