Adams Papers

To John Adams from Benjamin Stoddert, 3 July 1799

Navy Department 3rd July 1799


I do myself the honor to enclose a Letter to Capt Little, covering Warrants for

Saml Bullen
Saml. G. [Jerald] } to be Midshipmen
Jno G Norwood
Edward Durant —Gunner
James Potts —Boatswain
James Howe —Carpenter

These Gentlemen are recommended in a Letter just received from the Committee at Boston, & are intended for that Frigate, which I hope is on the eve of Sailing—Their Warrants, if you think proper to appoint them, will require your signature, & will be immediately wanted.

I have the honor to be, with the greatest / respect & Esteem sir, / yr most obedt hbl servt.

Ben Stoddert

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