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Completion of List of Proposed Officer Appointments

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Document Information
Date October 2, 1800
Author Name Samuel Dexter (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name John Adams (primary)
Summary Apologizes for delay in sending the completed list of proposed officer appointments, due to illness; plans to present it to Adams when he arrives.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Adams; Samuel Dexter; Mr. Murray; ;
Related Places War Department;
Keywords business; ill health; list of officers; ;
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War Department. 2d October 1800
I am this moment honored with your favor of the 23d insta. The matters of Business therein mentioned shall be duly attended to. Ill health has taken me off from business some weeks, and prevented the List of Officers being forwarded. I presume it is now too late and shall present it to you here.
Enclosed is a Letter which came to this Office under cover from Mr. Murray.
I have the Honor to be, Sir, With profound respect & perfect esteem,
Your faithful Servant
Saml. Dexter
The President of the United States.