Waiting Patiently for a Decision of the Secretary of the Navy

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Date August 22, 1800
Author Name W. W. Buchanan (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Buchanan laments that he has yet to hear from the Secretary of the Navy and wants be relieved from a state of suspence more intolerable than total rejection. He has been nominated for the Surgeoncy of New York and wishes only to be informed of his fate.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; W. W. Buchanan; Secretary of the Navy; Benjamin Stoddert; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York;
Keywords wrongs; state of suspense; the New York; court martial; health; ;
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