Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Robert Smith, 13 April 1808

Navy Department
13 April 1808


In consequence of the resignation of George Cox, a vacancy has arisen in the corps of Masters Commandant—Mr. Tarbell is senior to all the Lieutenants excepting Lieut. Blake, who, it is thought, is not entitled to promotion.

I have the honor to be with great respect Sir, yr mo: ob: Servt

Rt Smith

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