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From John Adams to Benjamin Stoddert, 28 September 1798

Quincy Sept 28th 1798

Dear Sir

Inclosed is a letter from Elijah Brewer petitioning for a first lieutenancy in the navy and recommendation from Col Wadsworth and two other respectable gentlemen. <It is> His experience in service appears to <demand> deserve attention. I am Sir your most obedient / Servant

John Adams

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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