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Application & Recommendation for Officer Appointment

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
Document Information
Date September 16, 1798
Author Name John Adams (primary) Location: Quincy
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Encloses a letter from John Hampden Palmer, the grandson of Revolutionary War General Joseph Palmer, who is seeking an appointment to the army. Adams commends him as a man of "sprightly abilities."
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in McHenry to Adams, 10/18/1798.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John Adams; General Withernoon; General Withenoon; John Hampden Palmer; Judge Cranch; ;
Related Places Quincy; Vermont; ;
Keywords collars; ;
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