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February 17, 1908

To Battalion Chiefs and Acting-Battalion Chiefs,
San Franciso Fire Department

You are hereby directed to instruct Captains of your companies to apply to the nearest District Health Station to their respective quarters (the location of which can be ascertained by reference to the printed list of such already furnished you) for rat traps for the quarters of the different companies under your charge that are not already possessed of same, and instruct the officers in charge of said companies to use their utmost endeavor to assist the health authorities in their laudable effort to rid the city of the plague infested rodents.

By Order,

Chief of Department

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