[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."
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