[from the letterbook of Captain Thomas J. Linnekin]
U.S. Steamer "Currituck"
Piney Point Md
January 15 1863
In Compliance with your request,
as Conveyed to me by Captain Provost, I beg
to Enclose a List Shewing the Names and Ratings
of the Crew of this Vessel. I also enclose Requisitions
for Nineteen (19) men, and a full Set of Stationery
for my own use. Having Sufficient Stuff on
hand I will have the Boarding Nettings Completed
as Soon as possible.
Your obt Servant
T. J. Linnekin
acting Master Comdg.
E. P. McCrea Esqr
Lieut. Commanding & Adjutant