October 21, 1918. Hon. John H. Downing, First National Bank Building, Harrisonburg, Va. Dear Mr. Downing:- Thanks for your letter of October 17th, 1918, suggesting Dr. A. C. Byers in place of Dr. Biedler, resigned. I shall recommend this action to the Provost Marshal General. With thanks and kind regards, I remain, Sincerely yours, [illegible] Governor.