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.|
|Wm. Carter jr.|
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
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.