kisses for you dear wife. Write to me soon and tell me all about evry body at home.
Your affectionate husband
Fort Humboldt, Cal.
April 11th 1854
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of my Commission as Captain in the 4th Infantry and my acceptance of the same.
|I am Col.|
|To Col. S. Cooper||Your Obt. Svt.|
|Adj. Gen. U. S. A.||U. S. GRANT|
|Washington, D. C.||Capt. 4th Inf.y|
ALS, DNA, RG 94, ACP 4754/1885.