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Winthrop Butler Appointment

Creator:
Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878
Collection:
Civil War Documents Collection; Cabinet Members Collection; Winthrop Butler Papers
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Date of Original:
1862
Description:
Printed form, 26 x 40 cm, filled in, "Navy Department. Sir: You are hereby appointed an acting Assistant Surgeon in the Navy of the United States, on temporary service. After having executed the enclosed oath, and returned it to the Department, with your letter of acceptance, you will report to the Commandant of the Navy Yard at Boston, Mass. for duty on board the U.S. Ship Wm. G. Anderson. I am, respectfully, your obedient servant [signed] Gideon Welles Secretary of the Navy." Addressed to "Acting Assistant Surgeon, Winthrop Butler, U.S. Navy, Boston, Mass." Handwritten notation in top left corner. Docketed on reverse.
Subject:
Butler, Winthrop, 1838-1907; Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878; United States--Navy--Appointments and retirements; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Category:
Manuscripts & Documents
Format of Original:
Manuscript
Item ID:
71200908305006
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Digital File ID:
71200908305006
Available for Viewing:
By appointment only
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