Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Robert Smith, 20 July 1804

Navy Depn. 20 July 1804.


The death of Mr. Enoch S. Lane First Lieutenant of Marines has occasioned a vacancy in that corps. I beg leave to suggest the propriety of filling up the vacancy and at the same time to present for your consideration Mr. Love who has been recommended in such a manner as to induce a belief that he will do credit to the Appointment.—

With high respect I am Sir yr. ob Servt.

Rt Smith

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