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Camp near Vera Cruz Mexico
March 30th 1847
Having in compliance with written instructions from Capt Francis Taylor 1st Arty performed the duties of QrMaster from the 14th of August 1846 to include the 22d of the same month and from the 16th of Oct to include the 28th of November of the same year. The above duty was performed whilst on march from Fort Hamilton NY to Monterey Mexico and I have the honor to request that I may be allowed the usual compensation for the same.
Your Obt Servt
T. J. Jackson
Lt 1st Arty