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Fernando Wood et al. to MVB, 19 December 1837

No 7

To, The President of The United States

The undersigned members of the young mens Democratic Committee of the City of New York having understood that a vacancy was soon to occur in the Office of Collector of the Port of New York do respectfully recommend Jesse Hoyt Esquire of this City for that Office under a full conviction that he is not only competent but would discharge its duties with Satisfaction to the Government & the commercial community.

Fernando Wood    
Theo H Jenkins 5 Ward  
Anthony J Bleecker    
J M Marsh 10 Ward on another
W A Walters 13 paper 2nd
Thos S Day~ 17 ' Ditto—
George Dixey~ 16 ' no 8—


Source: DLC Library of Congress
Collection: MVB Papers (DLC)
Series: Series 8 (4 March 1837-31 December 1837)