February 22, 1918. Dr. J. M. Allen, Lebanon, Virginia. Dear Mr. Allen: I hereby appoint you a member of the Medical Advisory Board for the division composed of the counties of Russell and Dickenson, to fill the the vacancy caused by the resignation of Dr. W. M. Sexton, who suggested you as his successor. I trust that you will at once place yourself at the service of your Local Board for the important duties connected with this position. Very truly yours, Governor.