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

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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