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Benjamin Stoddert

Secretary of the Navy

LS dated 6 June 1799, Navy Department. Ordering Midshipman John Trippe of Easton, Maryland to duty on the Frigate United States commanded by Captain Barry.

Navy Department June 6 1799
Sir
You will please to repair as soon as possible
on board the Frigate United States commanded by Captain
Barry now in the Delaware prepaing for a cruise
I am sir
Your obedient servant
Ben Stoddert

Mr. John Trippe Easton, Maryland

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Navy Department

Mr. John Trippe

Easton,
Maryland


Secretary of the Navy
Navy Department
June 6th 1799

Published: Mon Mar 19 17:00:17 EDT 2018