|Collection||Massachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers|
|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|
|Document Notes||[not available]|
|Content Notes||[not available]|
|Related Persons/Groups||John Adams; Samuel Dexter; Mr. Murray; ;|
|Related Places||War Department;|
|Keywords||business; ill health; list of officers; ;|
|Key Phrases||[not available]|
|Transcription [Note: Transcriptions are works in progress and maybe partial. Please help us correct any errors or omissions by signing up for a transcription account.]||I 179
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
The President of the United States.