Adams Papers

To John Adams from Benjamin Stoddert, 25 June 1799

Navy Department 25 June 1799


Agreeably to your Letter of the 19th. instant, which I had the honor to receive this morning, I enclose a Letter & commission for Cotton Thayer, to be a 2nd Lieutt. of Marines, which after receiving your Signature may be forwarded to Capt. Talbot.

I have the honor to be, / with the highest esteem & respect / sir, / yr most obed sert

Ben Stoddert

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