Garret D. Wall papers, 1809-1841.

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Wall, Garret D. (Garret Dorset), 1783-1850. Garret D. Wall papers, 1809-1841.

Garret D. Wall papers, 1809-1841.

This collection consists of handwritten letters, ten outgoing letters from Garret D. Wall and two incoming letters. The correspondence dates are from 1809 until 1841. Most of the letters discuss issues pertaining to Wall's legal practice and profession, with comments regarding financial and legal matters. Two of the letters are from Wall, as U.S. Senator, to J.K. Paulding, Secretary of the Navy, recommending individuals for appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. One letter is from Senator Wall to Secretary of the Navy Mahlon Dickerson recommending an individual's appointment to Navy Surgeon.

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