Secretary of the Navy James C. Dobbin Signed Letter

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James C. Dobbin (1814 - 1857) Secretary of the Navy under President Pierce; instrumental in enlarging and reorganizing the navy. 8" x 10". Manuscript Letter Signed by James C. Dobbins to Major G. F. Lindsay, U.S. Marine Corps., Washington D.C. "Navy Department, Feby 7th, 1856. Sir, The Commandant at New York has been instructed to comply with your wish to place on board the small steamer to sail from New York for Warrington, Va; some clothing for Marines stationed at the latter place. Very respectfully, yr. Obt. Svt. J. C. Dobbins". Very Fine.