War-date Autographed Letter Signed

RILEY, Robert K.

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Price: $300.00

Date Published: 1862

Description: 1 page, 9.5 x 7.75 inches, no place, February 17, 1862. Written to Captain (later Admiral) A.M. Pennock requesting permission to command a tug for two hours so that he can escort another surgeon to the U.S. Essex, and then, back to Capt. Porter. Two horizontal folds and a tiny chip along the bottom edge; still very good condition.

Comments: Riley was a surgeon who had to undertake the rank of "Acting Volunteer Lieutenant" aboard the U.S.Essex under Captain A.M. Pennock. Riley resigned in February, 1863 after completing service in the Mississippi squadron.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 207703

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