Memorandum on Enlistment from Commodore Arent S. Crowninshield, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation
3 Navy Yards, (Brooklyn - Boston - League Island)
Enlist seamen, firemen and petty officers for general service for crews of the Columbia and Minneapolis. xDirect commanding officers of those vessels to get them in readiness for service at sea.
Source Note: TCy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 28, p. 331. This document is a carbon copy of three separate telegrams sent to navy yards. “Mch. 3-98” and “(Brooklyn - Boston - League Island)” are handwritten.