Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

Rear Admiral William T. Sampson, Commander, North Atlantic Fleet, Squadron Circular

 

Circular Letter No. 61

U. S. Flagship New York, 1st Rate,

Off Santiago de Cuba,

June 30th, 1898.

 

Sir:-

     Commanding Officers are authorized to furnish arms, ammunition, food and clothing for the use of the Cuban forces whenever in their opinion it is necessary and proper to do so.

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. Addressed below close: “The Commanding Officer,/U. S. S.”

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