Fort Micanopy - a petition
Scope and Contents
Petition dated Fort Micanopy, East Florida, April 5, 1840, and addressed to Joel R. Poinsett, Secretary of War, Washington City, D.C. The petition prays that James Child of Alachua County, Florida be appointed as 2nd Lieutenant in a Regiment of the United States Military "now serving in Florida." The petition sets forth Child's qualifications, and bears the signature of Captain William Whistler, Captain B.S.V. Bonneville, Adjutant General, R. C. Gatlin, J. S. Saunders, 2nd Lieutenant, S. B. Gannette, 2nd Lieutenant, and Charles W. Dougwell, Surgeon, United States of America.
- Other: Majority of material found in April 5, 1840
- Other: Date acquired: 06/21/1955
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Processed July 7, 1964. Formerly part of vertical files.
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