Adams Papers

To John Adams from Richard Morris, 5 November 1804

Morrisania November 5the 1804


Having been honored with a commission of a Captain in the Navy by you, and still desirous of preserving your good Opinion, which I highly prize, I have taken the liberty to send your Excellency my defence, upon charges exhibited against me, by Order of the President of the United States.

I have the honor to be, Sir / with great respect, Your / Obedient Servant,

Richard V Morris

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