Samuel Lewis Southard to MVB, 21 February 1827

Sam[uel] L[ewis] Southard to MVB, 21 February 1827

Navy Dep'mt.


I have received your letter of the 19th instant, and have placed the same on file.

I should be gratified at an opportunity to comply with your request in behalf of young [. . .]es, but there is now no vacancy do which he [. . .] be appointed, nor is there a prospect [. . .] at an early day.

I am respectfully, Yrs

Sam. L. Southard


Smal So[...]ard


M Van Buren

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