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Willard Hasey, Letter to Lt. Col. J. A. Baer, 1917 December 5

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914 Oakwood Ave Toledo, Ohio. - 5 Dec. '17. From: Willard H. Hasey 1st Lt. Inf. U.S.R. To: Lt. Col. J. A. Baer, Adjt. Subject: - Equipment for foreign service. 1. Will you please send me a list of equipment that I will need to take with me to France? 2. Will I be able to get any of this equipment at the port of embarkation - Hoboken? 3. Has the new Smith and Wesson automatic revolver been adopted? Willard H. Hasey. 1st [illegible] - War Dept., I.G.O. Dec. 27, 1917. To 1st Lt. W.H. Hasey, U.S.R., 914 Oakwood Ave., Toledo, O. 1 I am enclosing a pencil list of equipment which I think is complete. 2. I do not know what equipment you can purchase at the port of embarkation - Probably the canteen, mess kit & first aid kit will be all. 3. If the new S&W automatic uses the present .45 cal. ordnance ammunition you may use it. J.A. Baer Lt.Col., A.G. [envelope] WAR DEPARTMENT. Office of the Inspector General, Official Business [postmark] TOLEDO OHIO DEC 31 5 PM [postmark] WASHINGTON, D.C. DEC 28 1030 PM 1917 [10 cent Special Delivery stamp] [to] 1st Lieut. Willard H. Hasey, U.S.R. 34 Market Street Campello, Massachusetts. [forwarded from Toledo, Ohio]