Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Academy West Point

30 Oct. 1854


The father of Cadet J. C. Riddle has forwarded $15.00 with a request that the sum be placed to the credit of his son, for the purchase of some articles of clothing. Cadet J. W. Dewey requests permission to receive a box containing Lamp & Thermometer, Looking Glass, writing desk & materials.

Both requests are recommended for favourable consideration.

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. . Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”