Oct 6th. 4
Surgeon in Charge
U. S. Hospital
I would '[illegible]"
"[illegible]" and earnestly request that
you grant a furlough to Robert
Spence of Co F 16th. Ills Vols. now
in your hospital.
He has been long in the service
and not had a furlough.
By giving this your early and fa-
-vorable attention you will oblige
Your Obedient Srvt