Sussex February 18, 1918. Dr. S. B. Ellis, Wakefield, Virginia. Dear Sir: I am today appointing you a member of the Medical Advisory Board for your district, and hope that you will take up at once the duties of this position. Your associates on the board are Drs. Seward, Pilcher, Prince, Jarratt, and Parker, with whom you should get in communication relative to these duties. Thanking you for your willingness to assume this service for your country, I am, Very truly yours, [illegible] Governor.