Robert E. Lee

Samuel Casey

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

Dec. 14, 1854


I have received the following Treasury Draft, payable to my order by the Asst. Treas. New York—No. 7488 on War Warrant No. 3689 for $8000.

Your obedient ServantSigned R. E. Lee Br. Col.
Supt. Mil. Acady.

Superintendent’s Daily Correspondence
United States Military Academy

Superintendent’s Letter Book No. 3, p. 159. Addressed “Samuel Casey, Esq. Treasurer of the U.S. Washington City, D.C.”