Friday, January 25, 2013

1863 January 15 U.S. Steamer "Currituck"

[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.

                                             Very Respectfully
                                                    Your obt Servant
                                                       T. J. Linnekin
                                                   acting Master Comdg.

   E. P. McCrea Esqr
        Lieut. Commanding & Adjutant
           "Potomac Flotilla"
                Navy Yard

MSS  15134

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