Captain Isaac Chauncey, USN

An autographed letter signed, as Commander of the Navy Yard, New York - 1826

Isaac Chauncey letter 

United States Navy Yard
New York, May 9th, 1826

Sir,
In pursuance of the order of the Navy Department, of the 25th March last, you will immediately report yourself to Lieut. Mr L Gordon for duty in the Navy Yard.

You will without delay (if you have not done so) acknowledge the receipt of your order from the Navy Department to the Secretary of the Navy to be forwarded by the commanding officer of this station.

I am respectfully
your obediant servant

I Chauncey

Midshipman E. Mulford
U.S. Navy