Robert E. Lee

Joseph G. Totten

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

March 23rd 1855


I have the honour to transmit, herewith, in accordance with par. 9 Engr. Regulations, a sketch of a proposed alteration in the Quarters receipted to Prof. Weir, viz: a door of communication between large & small chambers—the cost of which will not exceed $7.50, which is respectfully submitted for approval.

I am very respectfully Yr. 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. 192. Addressed “Genl: Jos: G. Totten Chief Engineer Washington City D.C.”