Navy Department 3rd July 1799
I do myself the honor to enclose a Letter to Capt Little, covering Warrants for
|Saml. G. [Jerald]||} to be Midshipmen|
|Jno G Norwood|
These Gentlemen are recommended in a Letter just received from the Committee at Boston, & are intended for that Frigate, which I hope is on the eve of Sailing—Their Warrants, if you think proper to appoint them, will require your signature, & will be immediately wanted.
I have the honor to be, with the greatest / respect & Esteem sir, / yr most obedt hbl servt.
MHi: Adams Papers.