Recommendation for lieutenant of the Marines

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Date July 12, 1799
Author Name Ebenezer Stevens (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary States that this letter will be handed to him by John Coates (?), former resident of Antigua, and resident of New York for the last seven years. He served in a Navy Yard in London and now desired to be employed as a lieutenant in the U.S. Marines. Also requests that Hodgdon introduce this individual to the Navy Secretary.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Ebenezer Stevens; John W.Coates; Marines; Benjamin Stoddert; Lieutenant of Marines; Secretary of War; Secretary of Navy; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York; Antigua; [Caribbean]; London; London; navy yards; ;
Keywords residency; appointment; recommendation; introduction; ;
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