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Title:[Letter] 1832 Mar. 5 [to] Edward Livingston, Secretary of State / Andrew Jackson : a machine-readable transcription of an image
Author:Jackson, Andrew

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Date: March 5, 1832
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a letter dated March 5, 1832, from President Andrew Jackson to Edward Livingston, Secretary of State. Jackson writes to recommend Robert Beal to fill an open position in the Patent office.
Collection: Andrew Jackson

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March 5th 1832 My Dr [Dear] Sir

I am this moment informed, that the joint Resolution of the too [two] Houses of Congress, giving five additional clerks to the patent office has been passed.

Young Mr Ebenezer [unclear: Herone ] who filled the office in that Department to which Mr Walker was appointed, has the promise to fill one of them, and will be appointed.

Mr. Robert Beal the bearer hereof, has been well recommended, holds a letter from Commander Porter that would do honor to any man, is an excellent clerk, and lawyer by profession. I will be gratified that he fill another of them he has been a uniform & faithful friend.

Edward Livingston Esqr [Esquire] Secretary of State

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Edward Livingston Esqr [Esquire] Secretary of State Robert Beal Esq [Esquire]}
[added: Jackson, Andrew
(to Edw. [Edward] Livingston
Sec. [Secretary] of State
March 5' 32
recommending Robt. [Robert ] Beale for employment in Patent office.]

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