JS, Military Order, to , [, Hancock Co., IL], 16 June 1844; handwriting of ; docket in handwriting of ; one page; JS Office Papers, CHL.
Liut Genls office— June 16th 1844
Adjut[a]nt Gen N. Legion,
Sir— You are hereby required to proceed witho[u]t delay, to ,— and delivr <to> <Gove[r]nor>, the <of th.> commander in chief of the militia of , the accompanying letter, Marked, <(A)> and return his answer with your proceedings to me witho[u]t delay You will also make such verbal communicati[o]n <to th[e] as th[e] nature of the case may require>
P. S. If you have not expen[se] money call for it when you can get it and it shall be f[o]rthcoming. soon [14 lines blank] [p. ]