[Washington: February 15, 1837]. Broadside, 8" x 10". Text of the broadside printed in typescript. A few short fold splits in the margin, no loss. Else Very Good. Signed by Secretary of War Butler in type and dated at the end.
The regulations announce "the mode of procuring admission into the Military Academy." "Each candidate must not be under sixteen nor over twenty-one years of age." He must be at least 4' 9" tall [yes, that's correct], and "free from any deformity, disease, or infirmity, which would render him unfit for the Military service, and from any disorder of an infectious or immoral character. He must be able to read and write well." Also, to perform "with facility and accuracy" the "grand rules of Arithmetic-- of Reduction, of Simple and Compound Proportion, and Vulgar and Decimal Fractions."
Not located on OCLC. Item #29561