Letter from Isaac Toucey, Secretary of the Navy, to Lt. George W. Rodgers containing instructions for latter's transfer to the U.S.S. Constitution in Annapolis. Written in Washington, D.C., September 5, 1860.
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A letter from Isaac Toucey to George W. Rodgers containing instructions from the Navy Department. According to Toucey, Rodgers is to detach from the New York Naval base on the 15th, arrive in Annapolis, Maryland on the 20th, and then report to Captain Blake for duty on the U.S.S Constitution. Washington D.C., September 5, 1860.
Navy Department 5 September 1860. Sir, On the 15th Inst., you will regard yourself as detached from Ordnance duty at the New York Navy Yard, and you will proceed to Annapolis, Md., by the 20th Inst. and report on that day, to Captain Blake, for duty on board the U.S. Ship Constitution, attached to the Naval Academy, at that place. I am respectfully, Your obedt. servt. [signed] I. Toucey Lieutenant Geo. W. Rodgers, U.S.N. New York.
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Isaac Toucey, George W. Rodgers, Navy Department, Captain Black, U.S.S. Constitution, Annapolis, Maryland, New York, Naval Academy, 05 September 1860, September 5 1860, 1860
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Toucey, Isaac, "Letter from Isaac Toucey, Secretary of the Navy, to Lt. George W. Rodgers containing instructions for latter's transfer to the U.S.S. Constitution in Annapolis. Written in Washington, D.C., September 5, 1860." (1860). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 256.
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