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