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Headquarters, District of Texas,
Office Chief Quartermaster,
Galveston, Texas, June 10th, 1867.

1st Lieut J. T. Kirkman
26. U.S. Inft'y. U.S.A.
Galveston, Texas.

Dr Sir

You will remember offering me a clerkship in your employ some weeks since; but, at which time I was not at liberty to accept. I am at present open for an engagement and should you require my services should be pleased to serve you.

Hoping to be favored with an early reply, I remain.

Very resp'y
your ob't sev't
[[?]]. L. Hegeman,

Refer by permission to
Bv't Brig Gen. J. A. Potter

Transcription Notes:
rest'y = respectfully? "resp'y" yes "Bvt" unsure of "Brevet"

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