Aiding Dr. Buchanan in Finding a Ship

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Date September 23, 1800
Author Name John R. B. Rodgers (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Doctor Buchanan is on his way to Washington to obtain a decision on the subject of his surgeoncy. He has already lost the "New York" to the surgeon of another ship so Rodgers asks Hodgdon to use his influence with the Secretary of the Navy to help Buchanan find a ship that will accept him as its surgeon.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Partially illegible.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; John R. B. Rodgers; Dr. Buchanan; president; surgeon; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York; Washington; ;
Keywords suregoncy; appointment; answer; promise; ship; medicine; ;
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