Request for letter of recommendation for service in Navy on a United States Frigate

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Date October 27, 1797
Author Name Thomas A. Claiborne (primary) Location: South Westpoint
Recipient Name David Henley (primary) Location: Knoxville
Summary Has written to Secretary of War soliciting appointment to one of the United States frigates. Is anxious to be in Navy; asks Henley for a letter of recommendation.
Document Format Autograph Letter
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Related Persons/Groups David Henley; Thomas Claiborne;
Related Places Knoxville; South Westpoint;
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