Sale 5135

Lot 5078

Davis, Admiral Charles Henry (1807-1877), signature "C. H. Davis" on a partly-printed Transfer Order headed "South Atlantic Squadron, U. S. Flag Ship Guerriere (1st Rate)" and dated Rio de Janeiro, Sept. 23, 1868; the order detaches Midshipman J.T. Sullivan from the U.S.S. Quinnebaug and orders him to report to Capt. T. G. Corbin aboard the Guerriere; Corbin has written and signed "Reported Sept 26th 1868, Thos. G Corbin, Captain U S Navy"; the reverse is docketed and signed by Commodore Edward Barrett, "Delivered 23 Sept 1868 (signed) E. Barrett, Commander", F.-V.F.
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