OFFICE U. S. COMMISSION,
Honolulu, Sandwich Islands, May 4, 1849.
ALL PERSONS having any official business with this office, are hereby notified that ROBERT W. WOOD, M. D., has been duly appointed by me to perform the duties of Acting Commissioner of the United States, during my intended temporary absence from these Islands. He is fully empowered to grant all official certificates, or other documents required from this office.
A. TEN EYCK,
U. S. Commissioner to the Sand. Islands.
(Polynesian, 5/5/1849, p. 3)