Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Letter of the Day: April 27

Curatorial Records: Numbered Correspondence 04523

[Letter 1]

Western Union Telegraph Company

Received at Wyatt Building, Cor. 14th & F. Streets, Washington, D.C.

April 27, 1900

Dated Washin. DC 27 Apr
To Surgeon in Charge. Army Medical Museum
Washington DC

Assistant Secretary of War directs Hospital Steward William Roberts sent Keywest Barracks Florida to report to Commanding officer that post to relieve acting hospital Samuel S. Sharr[?].
Ward Asst Adjt Genl

[Notation in pencil]
Special order 101 apr 30, 1900 Par. 18

[Letter 2]

War Department,
Surgeon General's Office,
U.S. Army Medical Museum and Library,
Corner of 7th and B Streets SW
Washington April 27, 1900., 5.15 p.m.


Adjutant General, Army,

Order for Steward Roberts to Key West received. Man now sick in quarters; articular rheumatism.
(signed) WOODHULL
In charge Museum.

Official copy by mail.

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