NA, QMR 6/4/1863

June 4, 1863   {Date of letter unknown, this is the date received by QMG}
Refers application of Commr. J. K. Mitchell, recommending Maj Grice of the army to superintend transportation and supplies of coal for the navy Dept.
Secty of War
Resply returned to the Sec of War. It is proposed to assign Maj Grice to duty under the tax law for which he is deemed specially competent. It is suggested therefore that it would not be expedient to comply with the within request and assign him to the proposed duty in connection with the navy. A C Myers QM Genl
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