Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

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

Jany. 2, 1855


I have the honour to acknowledge receipt of the Dept. letter of the 30th ulto:—covering draft of the Hon. Chas. Ruiz for Thirty dollars, and have caused the same to be placed to the credit of Cadet White of Tennessee, as requested.—I am 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. 169. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief of Engineers Washington City D.C.”