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David M. Abbott

Letter to Commodore W Radford 1865

Abbott, David M - Letter to Commodore W Radford 1865_front

U.S.S. Watch
James River, Va
March 17th/65

Sir,

Respectfully request you [?] send me a Masters Mate to assist me in the duties of thus vessel.

Act Masters & Pilot D.M. Abbott, was detached on the 6th [?] and since that time I have been here alone.

Very Respectfully
Your Obdt. Servant
J Bishop A Ens Comdg

Commodore
W Radford
Comdg [?] [?]
James River

Abbott, David M - Letter to Commodore W Radford 1865_back

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Published: Mon May 13 10:46:26 EDT 2019