4 3/4 x 7 1/4, imprint.
Adjutant General's Office
Washington, June 6, 1864
General Orders, No. 207
The following acts of Congress are published for the information and guidance of all concerned:
PUBLIC- No. 82
AN ACT in relation to Franked Matter
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all communications relating to the official business of the Department to which they are addressed, of whatever origin, addressed to the chiefs of the several Executive Department of the Government, or to such principal officers of each Executive Department, being heads of bureaus or chief clerks, or one duly authorized by the Postmaster General to frank official matter, shall be received and conveyed by mail free of postage without being endorsed "official business," or with the name of the writer.
Approved June 1, 1864
Also includes an act regarding transfer of persons in the Military Service to the Naval Service.
BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR:
Assistant Adjutant General
There are two very tiny punch holes at the left edge of the paper which do not affect any of the content. Very fine.