This is a typed letter with a letterhead of 'Eighth Naval District New Orleans, LA. Office of the Commandant'. It is addressed to 'Registrar, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas' and is signed by 'AK Barbee[,] Ensign, USNRF Aid to Commandant'. It is dated 'Sept. 20, 1918.' The body of the letter provides a list of men 'relieved from active duty and placed on the inactive list, in order that they might continue their course of study at Southwestern University'. Following the list is a request that the Office of the Commandant is sent 'the name of the course pursued by each of the above named men, also the length of the course, and their present year in course.'
New Orleans, LA
This is a typed letter dated 'October 9, 1918'. It is addressed to 'Ensign AK Barbee, USNRF Aide to Commandant, 8th Naval District, New Orleans, La.' and is from the 'Acting Registrar' of Southwestern. The body of the letter contains an acknowledgement of the receipt of the letter from Barbee to the registrar with the list of men placed on the inactive list. Following that, the author states that these men 'have lost more than a week from their studies' because of the lack of the communication between the University of Texas at Austin, Southwestern University, and the Naval Commandant. It closes with the promise of the requested information being sent to the Naval Commandant once the men have been registered for courses.