Recommendation for Officer Appointment to U.S. Navy

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Date May 2, 1800
Author Name Jonathan Trumbull (primary) Location: Lebanon
Recipient Name Benjamin Stoddert (primary)
Summary Recommends William Roberts as a candidate for appointment in the U.S. Navy, based on his good character and education. Roberts asks for a position as either a Marine lieutenant or a midshipman; Trumbull advises he be appointed to one of the ships now fitting at New York.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Stoddert to Trumbull, 05/09/1800.
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Related Persons/Groups Benjamin Stoddert; Jonathan Trumbull; William Roberts; Lieutenant of Marines; Navy; midshipman; ;
Related Places Lebanon; New York; ;
Keywords education; surveying; navigation; political sentiments; naval service; appointment; berth; ships; ;
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