Asa Curtis, Gunner, USN


1794-1858

LS dated 28 November 1838. From L. B. Banister and John Blight requesting Asa Curtis accompany William Shuttleworth to Washington, DC, to support the passage of a bill through Congress.

Letter dated 28 November 1838.

Letter dated 28 November 1838
to Asa Curtis
[Page 1].

New York
November 28th 1838
Dear Sir
As W[illia]m Shuttleworth is
about to leave here for Washington
respecting our bill, we hope you will
accompany him on, and do all in your
power for us, and we shall ever feel
every gratitude obliged to you for
the interest you take in our welfare.
We the Committee
L. B. Banister
John Blight

PS
Sir
We shall do all we can for
funds and hope you will do the same
who at present have $38 but we must
have more: etc. L.B.B. John Blight
L. B. Banister

Letter dated 28 November 1838.

Letter dated 28 November 1838
to Asa Curtis
[Page 2]

[Page 2]
[Postmarked] Philadelphia, PA Dec 11
Mr Asa Curtis
Gunner U.S. Navy
U.S. Naval asylum
Philadelphia