Original (Not in General Lees handwriting but signed by him)


Lieut G. T. Beauregard

Corps of Engrs

New Orleans, La


Engineer Department

Washington Feb 13 1845



I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 3d inst transmitting the following papers vs:

For Fort McHenry(Md) Report of work done, account current, abstract vouchers,

For Fort Pike the same,

For Fort Dupris (?)  the same,

Also your genl acct current; account current on all Incidental expenses etc; acct current on acct of contingencies of Fortifications, & Return of Instruments - all foregoing papers being for the 4th qr 1844



   Yr.Obt Ser

    By order R E Lee


Information on envelope:


On Official Business, Engineer Department

T G Totten Capt


Lieut G. T. Bearegard

                                     Corps of Engineers

                                        New Orleans