Letter not found: from Alexander Murray, 8 July 1794. The entry for 12 July in GW’s journal of proceedings lists among the papers sent "to the Secy. of War for his consideration" a letter "from Alexr. Murray 8 July ’94. soliciting naval appointment" (JPP description begins Dorothy Twohig, ed. The Journal of the Proceedings of the President, 1793–1797. Charlottesville, Va., 1981. description ends , 312). The cover of that letter, addressed "The President of the United States," is in DNA: RG 45, 1794-1800: Applications for Appointment to Navy Organizations.
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