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George P. Abbott

Letter to Gideon Welles 1865

Abbott, George - Letter to Gideon Wells 1865

U.S.S Powhatan
Hampton Roads Va
Feb 3.1865


Feeling confident of my ability to perform the duties of an acting gunner in the U.S. Navy. I would respectfully make application for an appointment as such – should I be found qualified upon examination.

I am very respectfully
Your obedient servant
Geo. P. Abbott
Act. Masters Mate

Hon. Gideon Welles
Secretary of the Navy

Approved & recommended
J F Schenck


Published: Wed Mar 24 15:16:15 EDT 2021