Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Robert Smith, 21 August 1805

Navy Department 21 Aug 1805


Should you approve of the appointment of Mr. Jno Williams to a lieutenancy in the corps of Marines, I request your signature to the enclosed commission. The letters herewith transmitted will explain to you Mr William’s qualifications.

I have the honor to be with great respect Sir, yr mo ob s.

Rt Smith

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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