Gideon Welles Papers (DLC)

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I have been solicited by the friends of Mr Wm. A Bloodgood to say an other word to you upon the subject of his application for the appointment of Purser in the navy. I have stated to them the <result> of my former request, & have endeavoured to explain to them also your situation in respect to it. There are but few if any who have stronger claims upon the confidence & favor of the... Continue Reading
Sender: MVB
Recipient: Levi Woodbury
Dr. <Illegible> of this City is desirous of obtaining the appointment of assistant Surgeon, & has presented to the Department very strong memorials of merit as I am informed. His personal character & pretensions are I am informed, very strong, & I take pleasure in recommending him to your favorable consideration
Sender: MVB