Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Robert Smith, 22 April 1808

Navy Department
22 April 1808


There are six vacancies in the corps of navy Lieutenants. To fill these vacancies, I submit the Nomination herewith transmitted, to your consideration.

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

Rt Smith


Gentlemen of the Senate,

I Nominate,

Walter Winter—of Maryland,—a midshipman from 22 march 1799,

George H Geddes—of Delaware—a midshipman from 14 Octr. 1799,

George Merrill—of Connecticut—a midshipman from 5th Feby. 1800

William McIntosh—of Georgia—a midshipman from 30 April 1800—

Samuel Woodhouse—of Pennsa—a midshipman from 22 May 1801—and

William S. Butler—of Pennsa—a midshipman from 18th Feby 1802,

To be Lieutenants in the Navy of the United States

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

Index Entries