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Commodore George Dewey, Commander, Asiatic Station, to Secretary of the Navy John D. Long

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Hong Kong, March 21, 1898.

Secretary of the Navy:

     So as to make arrangements for buying coal, I request to be informed when is the Baltimore expected to arrive at Yokohama or Hong Kong.1

Dewey.

Source Note: Cy, DNA, AFNRC, M625, roll 362. Docketed in type: Source: “Admiral Dewey and the Manila Campaign.”

Footnote 1: Baltimore was carrying ammunition for the Asiatic Fleet from Honolulu. See: Long to Dewey, 21 March 1898.

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