Adams Papers

From John Adams to United States Senate, 30 June 1798

United States June 30 1798

Gentlemen of the Senate

I nominate William Vincent Hutchins to be a Lieutenant in the Navy

John Strout to be a Lieutenant of the Navy

Lakin Thorndike to be a Surgeon in the Navy

These officers <John [. . .]> are intended for the sloop of War The Herald at Boston, <[. . .]> The Rank may be settled hereafter.

John Adams

DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.

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