Memorandum: Appointment of William H. Lee 
West-Point. Mr. Lee, the father, was in the Ills. Leg. 1854-5.
 AE, DNA WR RG 94, U.S. Military Academy, 1864, No. 362. Lincoln's endorsement is written on a letter of William L. Lee, Rock Island, Illinois, December 27, 1864, to Edwin M. Stanton, submitting the application of his son William H. Lee for appointment to West Point. No record of Lee's appointment has been found.