Asa Curtis, Gunner, USN


1794-1858

LS dated 15 February 1839. From M. Paulding to Congressman L. Paynter acknowledging his request for Mr. "W. B. Curtis" to be appointed as Midshipman in the US Navy.

Letter to Congressman L. Paynter dated 15 February 1839.

Letter to Congressman L. Paynter
dated 15 February 1839

Navy Department
15th Feb[ruar]y 1839
Sir,
I have received your letter of the 11th inst[ant] accompanied
with an application on behalf of Mr. W. B. Curtis
for a Midshipman Warrant in the U. S. Navy, and
in reply, here to state, that his case shall be respect-
fully considered when a vacancy occurs.
I am sir Very Respectfully etc.
M Paulding

Hon[orable]
L. Paynter
House of Rep[resentative]s.