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From John Adams to James McHenry, 12 August 1799

Quincy Aug. 12th 1799

Sir

Inclosed is a letter from Mr Strong recommending Job Strong Jun. to be an ensign & another from Joseph Hosmer recommending many for places in the eventual army. Mr. Strong recommendation, you know to be very respectable, not meaning any disparagement to Mr. Hosmer.

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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