Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

Dec. 8, 1854


Cadets Hazen & Wright, Jos. request permission to receive from their friends sundry articles of underclothing &c. which requests are recommended for favourable consideration.

I have the honour to be Very respfy. 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. 157. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City, D.C.”