Feburary 22, 1918. Dr. C. G. Howery, Riner, VIrginia. Dear Sir: I hereby appoint you a member of the Medical Advisory Board for the district composed of the Counties of Montgomery and Floyd, to fill the vacancy caused by the illness of Dr. H. D. Ribble, who is unable to act. I trust you will at once take up the duties of this position with your board, and hold yourself ready for service. Very truly yours, [illegible] Governor.