Adams Papers

From John Adams to Benjamin Stoddert, 29 August 1798

Quincy August 29. 1798


Inclosed are Recommendations of John Cruft to be a Lieutenant in the Navy. He was mate of the ship, in which I returned from Europe in 1788 and he has Spent part of a Day with me here this month. From my own Knowledge of him I request your Attention to him in the first List of nominations.

I am Sir with great regard / yours [. . .]

[John Adams]

DNA: RG 45--Naval Records Collection.

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