Securing the Appointment for Dr. Buchanan

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Date November 2, 1799
Author Name John Rogers (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Dr. Buchanan is going to Philadelphia to solicit an appointment as a surgeon in the Army or Navy. His friends have a vey high opinion of his talents. He is the son of an old citizen of New York and he has been educated at Edinburgh and Glasgow. Hodgdon is asked to assert his influence with the Secretary of the Navy and the Secretry of War to secure the appointment for Dr. Buchanan.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Partially illegible.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; John Rogers; Doctor Buchanan; surgeon; army; navy; Secretary of War; Secretary of the Navy; Andrew Bayard; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York; Glasgow; Edinburgh; ;
Keywords appointment; application; education; ;
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