[Page 1]Navy Department,8 May 1862Sir,Proceed to Philadelphia, by the 12th Ins’t and report to Comm. Pendergrast on the day. for temporary duty at the Naval Rendezvous at that place.I am, respectfully,Your obedient servant,Gideon WellesSurgeon Albert SchriverU.S. NavyYork, Penn:Paid $9.50/100 for Milage May 16th 1862 James S ChambersNavy AgentExtract from General Order of January 30, 1846."All officers will promptly acknowledge the receipt of orders, and inform the Department immediately on their having reported in obedience to them."