Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

U.S. Mil: Acady. West Point N.Y.

15 March 1855


By reference to my cash statement for February, you will perceive that the U.S. was indebted to me on the particular:

For Current & Ordinary Expenses$13795.91
Board of Visitors 1854      688.52
Stables for Dragoon & Arty. Horses      680.10

To enable me to turn over these funds to my successor, I have the honor to forward an estimate for the amount.

I am 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. 191. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”