Robert E. Lee

R. J. Atkinson

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

March 23rd, 1855


I have received from the Treasurer of the United States, a Treasury Draft for 15,164.53 on account of as follows viz.

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

I am very respectfully

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 “R. J. Atkinson Esq. 3rd Auditor U.S. Washington City D.C.”