Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

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

January 10, 1855


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

CadetCarlinComforter, under clothing &c.
    “KoernerGloves—Pockt. Handkerchief & comforter
    “StoughtonUnder clothing—Gloves, Staty. &c.

All of which is recommended for favourable consideration.

I have the honour to be Very respfy. Yr Obt. 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. 173. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief of Engineers Washington City D.C.”