Adams Papers

To John Adams from Benjamin Stoddert, 11 May 1799

Navy Department 11 May 1799


I do myself the honor, to enclose a Letter from Mr. Jones, Chairman of the Committee for building a Frigate at Boston, recommending William Wild and Nathaniel Clift for Lieutenants to that Ship; and also a Letter to Mr. Jones, containing Commissions for these Gentlemen, which will require your signature, should you think proper that the Appointments should be made.

I have the honor to be / with great respect & Esteem, / sir, your most obed servant

Ben Stoddert

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