Letter from Naval Reserve requesting information from Southwestern, dated Oct. 14, 1918

Item

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Dublin Core

Title

Letter from Naval Reserve requesting information from Southwestern, dated Oct. 14, 1918

Subject

<p>Student Army Training Corps (SATC) - World War, 1914-1918 - Southwestern University - New Orleans, LA</p>

Description

This is a typed letter with a letterhead of 'US Naval Station New Orleans, La' and watermark 'Coupon Bond' under an insignia of an eagle spreading its wings over an 'A'. It is addressed to 'President, Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas' and is from 'Commandant, Eighth Naval District', signed 'GW Rowbotham'. It is dated '14 October, 1918'. The subject given is, 'Naval Training Units; subsistence and enrollments' and the body of the letter is, '1. Please advise the Commandant, Eighth Naval District of the per diem rate as contained in the contract with your institution and the War Department. [Written next to this line in pencil is '$1.3888'] 2. This is in order that the Commandant may make the necessary allowances to Naval Reservists on active duty assigned to Naval Training Units or Naval Sections of Army Training Camps. 3. Please advise the number of Naval Reservists registered at your institution.' [Written next to the last line in pencil is '9'.]
New Orleans, LA

Creator

GW Rowbotham

Source

<p><a href="http://southwestern.edu/infoservices/departments/specialcollections/">Southwestern University Special Collections</a></p>
<p>Small Collections: Box 7, Folder 5</p>
<p>Copyright Notice: Available for research use; permission needed for publication.</p>

Date

1918

Citation

GW Rowbotham, “Letter from Naval Reserve requesting information from Southwestern, dated Oct. 14, 1918,” Southwestern University Special Collections, accessed February 25, 2024, https://suspeccoll.southwestern.edu/items/show/1372.