Letter of Authorization
November 1, 1926
Mr. W. E. Dove, Collaborator.
Under authority conferred upon me by paragraph 2 of the Fiscal Regulations of the Department, you are hereby authorized to incur expenses as follows, during the fiscal year 1927, in the performance of official duties, under the appropriation: “General expenses, Bureau of Entomology, 1927, Miscellaneous Insects” –
To make such trips from Baltimore, Md., to Washington, D.C., and return, as may be necessary, for the purpose of conferring with Dr. G. F. White, Insect Pathologist of this Bureau, with reference to investigations of insects affecting the health of animals in which you are both engaged.
To incur necessary traveling expenses.
You will be reimbursed for actual subsistence expenses, not to exceed $7.00 in any one day, while absent from official station and in a travel status.
Chief of Bureau
Your official station will be Baltimore, Md.
A second page indicates that the total year’s travel budget for this project is $50, which would be $643.12 in today’s money.