Adams Papers

From John Adams to Oliver Wolcott, Jr., 1 August 1799

Quincy <Jul> August 1st 1799


I have signed the blank<e> commission, inclosed in your letter of the 23d of July, that you may fill it up with the name of Captain William Taylor of Fredericksburg, in conformity to the recommendation of Gen Thomas Posey, if no other candidate occurs, whose pretensions are superior in your judgment.

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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