Asa Curtis, Gunner, USN


1794-1858

Large images of ALS dated 1 April 1837. Letter written aboard USS Independence requesting a survey of three gun breechings deemed unfit for service, followed by a written order by Captain William Jamesson for the survey. The second page confirms that the order had been carried out and is signed by the officers of the ship.

Large image of letter requesting gun survey, dated 1 April 1837 [Page 1].

Large image of letter requesting gun survey, dated 1 April 1837 [Page 1].

Large image of letter requesting gun survey, dated 1 April 1837 [Page 2].

Large image of letter requesting gun survey, dated 1 April 1837 [Page 2].