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Box SC1800-1849.001


Contains 1 Collection or Record:


 File — Box: SC1800-1849.001, Folder: 2051.01
Scope and Contents note From the Collection: This collection consists of one letter written by Francis S. Lyon, dated March 3, 1837, to M. Dickerson, Secretary of the United States Navy, and a bill of sale in Marengo County, Alabama, with Lyon's signature as a witness. In the letter he recommends that Dr. C. Wm. Tait to the position of assistant surgeon in the Navy. He states that there have been no appointments of this kind made from Alabama and hopes that Dr. Tait will be allowed to be examined by the first available board to...
Dates: 1837-1858