Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Letter of the Day: November 23

Medical Purveyor's Office,
Washington, D.C.
Nov. 23, 1863


The confiscated Liquor on hand in this Dep't, has been ordered to be turned over to the Curator of the Army Medical Museum. I respectfully request that you state where the Liquor may be sent to?

Very Respectfully,
Your obdt. Servant

H. Johnson
M.S.K. U.S.A
and Actg. Med. Purveyor

[To]Surg. J.H. Brinton
Curator of Nat. Med. Museum
Washington, D.C.

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