Adams Papers

From John Adams to Benjamin Stoddert, 22 July 1799

Quincy July 22d 1799


Inclosed is a recommendation from the Mayor & Alderman of New Haven of David Phipps Esqr to be a Captain in the navy. We shall not probably appoint more Captains till the Senate meets. I recommend to your consideration & enquiry, Samuel Tucker of Massachusetts as another candidate for the commission of Captain

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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