Recommendation of Captain Josiah Roberts

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Date November 11, 1795
Author Name Fisher Ames (primary) Location: Dedham
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary The friends of Captain Josiah Roberts have asked Rep. Ames to submit for the consideration of the President the possible appointment of Roberts to command one of the U.S. ships of war. Roberts is a man of uncommon fidelity and spirit who is undaunted in danger, cool and perservering, and an excellent experienced seaman.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Fisher Ames; Josiah Rogers; merchants in Boston; South Seas; Japan; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Dedham;
Keywords knowledge of his character; the enterprise; office selected for him; ;
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