Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Robert Smith, 19 December 1804

Nav Dep 19th Decr 1804


I submit for your consideration the appointment of the undermentioned gentlemen, to the stations of midshipmen.

John wright. Maryland. recommended by his father col wright—& Mr Wright of the Senate
A. B. Lindsley. Connecticut. Mr Granger & others
abner wickershaw. Pennsa. Mr Hanna.
John Kerr. do. Mr. Ray Mr. Stuart & others
Gervas Clifton } N. Carolina. recommended by Mr Stone. col. Lynn & others.
Jos. Blount
Wm. Carter jr.
James McGlauhon
Turner McGlauhon

Should you approve these appointments, the enclosed warrants will require your signature.

I have the honor to be with the greatest respect Sir, yr ob st

Rt Smith

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