LS, 1850 September 12 : Washington City, to President Millard Fillmore.


Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890. LS, 1850 September 12 : Washington City, to President Millard Fillmore.

LS, 1850 September 12 : Washington City, to President Millard Fillmore.

"We respectfully recommend as Senators and Representatives of the State of California the appointment of Bennett I. Riley as a midshipman in the Navy of the United States."

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