Robert E. Lee

F. Burt

Nov. 13, 1854


I have received from the Treasurer of the United States a Treasury Draft for Five Thousand Dollars on account of the follows, viz.:

Current & Ordinary Expenses Mil. Acady.$1000.00
Increase in Expense of Library  1000.00
Forage for Arty. & Cavalry Horses  3000.00 = $5000

Very respectfully Your obed

Signed/ R. E. Lee Br. Col:
Supt: Mil: Acady

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 148. Addressed “Third Auditor U.S. Washington City”