Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil. Academy West Point

Novem. 27 1854


The following named cadets request permission to receive from their friends the articles set opposite their names respectively viz:

CadetBaker—Underclothing, gloves &c.
    “Carltondo, gloves & stationery
    “CorseStationery & text books
    “GrossmanComforter & gloves
    “WarnerBox of Instruments

All of which is recommended for favorable 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. 153. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”