Letter from Commodore Oliver H Perry to Benjamin W Crowinshield, April 9 ,1815

 
     
 

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Transcription of a letter from Oliver H. Perry to Benjamin W. Cronminshield,
Secretary of the Navy·

Newport April 9th 1815

Sir:
Doctor John R. Martin of the Army is desirous of being transferred to the
Navy, and hes requested me to State to you such knowledge as I profess respecting him--He was Genl Harrison's principal Surgeon in the N. W. Army and immediately after the action of the 10th Sept he was sent to our aid by Gen Harrison with a strong recommendation.

Very respectfully
I am, Sir,

Your ob'd Serv‘t
O. H. Perry
(Oliver Hazard Perry)


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