John Rodgers to Benjamin Williams Crowninshield, 19 February 1817

John Rodgers to Ben[jamin] W[illiams] Crowninshield, 19 February 1817

Navy Commissioners office


The Commissioners have the honor to comply with your request in sending you a list of Midshipmen whose warrants were dated previous to the year 1812 and who either from their own knowledge or from their register of officers they believe to be qualified for promotion.


Edward Dowse


Charles H Caldwell

Saml W. Downing

Henry Ogden

Wm M. Chesney

George Mc Canley

James A Perry

Clement Stevens—

Some apprehensions are entertained that Edward Dowse whose name is at the head of the list may have been lost in the Epervier as he is reported to have belonged to that ship in 1815.

Signed (John Rodgers)



Copy of a reply to Comr

Rodgers, President of the Navy

board to the Honble B. W

Crowninshield Sec. of Navy.

Feb 19th 1817.

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