Secretary of the Navy John D. Long to Rear Admiral William T. Sampson, Commander, North Atlantic Fleet
BUREAU OF NAVIGATION.
July 5, 1898.
Place aboard the SOLACE as many of the wounded prisoners under charge of Navy and as many of the United States Army wounded as SOLACE is able to carry, in addition to the Navy sick and send the vessel at once to Hampton Roads.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 29. Addressed before opening: “Sampson, Playa del Este, Cuba.” Document reference: “124073.”