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From John Adams to James McHenry, 18 May 1799

Quincy May 18th 1799


As we have taken Capt. Chandler & Lieut. Flagg from the volunteer company of cadet Infantry of Worcester in Massachusetts into the regular army, other officers must be appointed: Thomas Denny Capt. Nathan Felton Lieut. Enoch Flagg second lieutenant are recommended to me by the company and others as suitable characters for the officers & I pray you to send their commissions accordingly as soon as possible.

I am &c.

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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