United States June 6th 1798
Gentlemen of the Senate
I nominate, Christopher Raymond Perry of Rhode Island and
Richard Valentine Morris of Newyork to be Captains in the Navy
William Turner of Virginia to be second Surgeons Mate of the United States Frigate
George Wright of New Jersey to be surgeons Mate of the ship Delaware—
DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.