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One page ALS from United States Marine Corps Commandant Archibald Henderson (1783 - 1859) dated July 6th, 1837. Letter to Secretary of Navy Mahlon Dickerson (1770 - 1853). Letter requests a Marine Corps commission for the son of a US Navy captain and relates how it would help "draw closer the ties that unite the Corps and the Navy". Henderson was the longest serving (1820-1859) commandant of the US Marine Corps. Letter measures 9.75" x 7.75".

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Marine Corps Letter - Commandant Archibald Henderson

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501 Fairgrounds Road
Hatfield, PA 19440
United States
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