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Rear Admiral Montgomery Sicard, Command, North Atlantic Fleet, to Secretary of the Navy John D. Long


Key West, Feby 8. 98


To Sectry Navy-

     Admiral ill with malarial fever- Medical Board has recommended that I should go to Tampa two (2) weeks to recuperate- I request permission to go and leave Captain No. 4 (Register Jany. 1st, 1898) (Sampson)1 Comadng- Answer by Telegraph-


Source Note: C, DLC-MSS, Albert Gleaves Papers, Box 8.

Footnote 1: Captain William T. Sampsom of the Iowa.

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