War Department, Quartermaster General's Office, Washington, D. C., June 15th, 1876
To Pennock Huey Esq Late Col 8th Penna Cav Williamsport Pennsylvania,
Your attention is repectfully invited to the accompanying statement of a claim in favor of George Everhart, who resides near Manchester, Carroll County, Maryland for quartermaster's stores alleged to have been taken by you, for the use of U. S. Army, at the time and place mentioned therein.
Will you please furnish the Quartermaster General any information you may possess which will assist this Office in the investigation of the claim?
Any statement or report made in reply to this communication will not re-open or affect your accounts with this Department.
If you have no knowledge of this transaction, I would thank you to furnish the name and post-office address of any other officer or person from whom the information may probably be obtained.
By order of the Quartermaster General: Very respectfully, your obedient servant, [signed]Henry C Hodges Quartermaster, U. S. A.