DS dated 2 March 1825. Warrant appointing Asa Curtis as a Gunner, signed by Samuel Southard, Secretary of the Navy.
2 March 1825
Herewith you will receive a warrant as a
Gunner in the Navy of the United States
dated the first day of March 1825 which you
will be pleased to acknowledge as having received.
Samuel L. Southard
P.S. You will state the
place and year of your nativity
Mr. Asa Curtis
Gunner U.S. Navy
Warrant of appointment from the
Secretary of the Navy, dated
2 March 1825.