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Regarding Officer Recommendations & Appointments, & Warrant for Execution

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
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Date July 19, 1800
Author Name Samuel Dexter (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name John Adams (primary)
Summary Acknowledges receipt of officer recommendations, which he will review, assures Adams that the list of potential officers to be appointed to existing military vacancies, and encloses a warrant of execution for Samuel Ewing.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups John Adams; Samuel Dexter; Samuel Ewing; ;
Related Places War Department;
Keywords recommendations; list; military vacancies; warrant for the execution; court martial; ;
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I. 176War Department, 19 July 1800
Sir
I was honored this morning with your Letter of the 10th inst.t the enclosed recommendations shall be duly attended to.
The List of proper characters to fill the existing military vacancies is maturing, and shall soon be submitted to you.
I transmit for your signature a warrant for the Execution of the Sentence of the Court Martial on Samuel Ewing.
I have the honor to bewith profound respecyour very obed.t servtSam.l Dexter
The President of the United States