Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Letter of the Day: February 23 (2 of 2)

U.S.A. Post Hospital

Jacksonville, Fla

February 23, 1869




I have the honor to forward you the receipts signed, and desire to be informed if the alligator when received was in good condition, as the delay caused by Quartermasters has been considerable, about six or seven weeks from Jacksonville to Washington!


Very respectfully

Your Obedient Servt

Theodore Artrand



Brevt Lt Colonel Otis U.S.A.

Curator Medical Museum

Washington, D.C.

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