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Commodore Winfield S. Schley, Commander, Flying Squadron, to the Officers of the Flying Squadron

Flying Squadron.

                   U.S. FLAGSHIP BROOKLYN, 1st Rate.

Off Santiago de Cuba, Cuba,

June 21st, 1898.

Circular Letter)_

     No. 16.   )

 

Sir:-

     1.   You are informed that owing to the appearance of yellow fever, the quarantine officer of Norfolk will inspect all vessels arriving from southern ports, except those having naval surgeons on board.

                   Very respectfully,               

                        W. S. SCHLEY                

                             Commodore, U.S. Navy,       

                                  Commander-in-Chief,    

                                      Flying Squadron.  

Source Note: TCy, DNA, RG 313, Entry 69. Addressed below close: “The Commanding Officer,/U. S. S. . . . . ”

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