Note: This order is typical of the hundreds of orders of transfer issued in 1934. It's only unique point is the name of the prisoner: George "Machine Gun" Kelly (117-AZ).
No. 39 (b)
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
BUREAU OF PRISONS
PER TRANSFER ORDER # 1747
To the Warden of the U.S. Penitentiary, Leavenworth, Kansas or
his duly authorized representative; and to the Warden of
the U.S. Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California:
WHEREAS, in accordance with the authority contained in Section 7 of the Act approved May 14, 1930 (46 Stat. 325) the Director of the Bureau of Prisons for the Attorney General has ordered the transfer of George R. Kelly #44131 from the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth to the U.S. Penitentiary at Alcatraz Island, California.
NOW THEREFORE, you the Warden of the U.S. Penitentiary at Leavenworth are hereby authorized and directed to execute this order by causing the removal of said prisoner, together with the original writ of commitment and other official papers to the said U.S. Penitentiary and to incur the necessary expense and include it in your regular accounts.
And you, the Warden of the U.S. Penitentiary at Alcatraz Island, are hereby authorized and directed to receive the said prisoner into your custody and him to safely keep until the expiration of his sentence or until he is otherwise discharged according to law.
For the Attorney General
8/15/34 Sanford Bates