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Rear Admiral William T. Sampson, Commander, North Atlantic Fleet, Circular Letter No. 63

 

CIRCULAR LETTER No. 63.

U.S. Flagship New York, 1st Rate, Off Santiago de Cuba, June 30th, 1898.

 

SIR:-

     The following received from the Department, is published for your information:--

     Washington, D.C., June 18, 1898.

To Rear Admiral Sampson, U.S. Navy, Flagship New York, Key West.

     Please direct that the accounts of all men that have been sent North to hospital by SOLACE be transferred to VERMONT.

          (signed) DICKENS.1

                   Very respectfully,

                        W.T. SAMPSON,

                             Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy

                   Commander in Chief, U.S. Naval Force

                        North Atlantic Station.

Source Note: D, DNA, RG 313, Entry 37.

Footnote 1: Cmdr. Francis W. Dickins, Assistant to the Chief of the Bureau of Navigation.

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