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Nomination of Captain


The Board upon inquiry into the state of the Navy, found that there was a vacancy for a Captain to command the brigantine-of-war Comet.

Ordered, That the following Letter be sent to the General Assembly then sitting, viz:

"To the Hon˙ JAMES PARSONS, Esq˙, Speaker, and Gentlemen of the General Assembly:

" The Commissioners of the Navy Board on inquiry find that a Captain is wanted for the brigantine Comet. They recommend Captain Stephen Seymour and Captain Edward Allen as proper persons for the Legislature to make choice of."

Adjourned to next Saturday morning, nine o' clock.