George E. Badger, Secretary of the Navy
LS dated 31 May 1841. Accepting Commodore Charles Morris's resignation as member of the Board of Navy Commissioners.
May 31st 1841
Your letter of this date rendering
your resignation as a member of the Board
of Navy Commissioners, is received.
In accepting it I take the
occasion to express the pleasure I have
derived from our official as well as per-
sonal intercourse, and to assure you that
I feel every confidence that the more active
duties of your profession upon which you
are about to enter, will be discharged as
honorably to yourself as I have no doubt
they will be beneficially to your country.
I am, respectfully,
Your ob[edien]t ser[van]t
George E. Badger
Commo. Charles Morris