California D669 [P.?] Della Torre San Francisco May 19, '59
Reports arrival of [illegible] Y. McDuffie, and is informed by him, he will be prepared in a day or two to submit his bond and comply with the other terms, know which [illegible] Della Torre is instructed to deliver to him his [commission?]
Rec'd, June 14 '59
U.S. Attorny Office San Francisco, May 19.1859
I wrote you on the 4th [initual?], acknowledging receipt of your communication of April 4th, enclosing the Commission of Mr. J. Y. Mc. Duffie as Superintendent of Indian Affairs in California.
Since that time Mr. Mc. Duffie has arrived, and he informs me that he will be prepared in a day or two to submit his Bond, and comply with the other terms upon which I am instructed to deliver him his commission.
I expect by next steamer to be able to report his compliance.
Respectfully, L. ObedSoh P. Della Torre U.S. Attory.
Charles E. Mix, Esq Com'r. admin. Indian Affairs