Rear Admiral William A. Kirkland, Commandant, Mare Island Navy Yard to Secretary of the Navy John D. Long
Mch 19 1898
Dated Mare Island Calif. 19
To Secretary Navy Washington DC
Oregon left this morning for Callao
Source Note: C, DNA, AFNRC, M625, roll 319. Note: Cable was “Received at Navy Department” on 19 Mar. 1898 and sent via Western Union Telegraph Company. Stamp: Document features a rectangular stamp on the back that indicates the date received by the Bureau of Navigation. The stamp reads as follows: “BUREAU OF NAVIGATION/MAR 19 1898/NAVY DEPARTMENT.” in a box on the left side; and “97605/WITH/97586” in a smaller box on the right side.