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Tyler, John (1790-1862) [Appointment of John Kell to midshipman in the Navy of the United States]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00684.01 Author/Creator: Tyler, John (1790-1862) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 11 January 1843 Pagination: 1 p. : vellum ; 21 x 29 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00684.01 Author/Creator: Tyler, John (1790-1862) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Document signed Date: 11 January 1843 Pagination: 1 p. : vellum ; 21 x 29 cm.

Summary of Content: Partially printed commission effective from 9 September 1841. Co-signed by L.B. Hardin and Abel P. Upshur, Secretary of the Navy. Seal missing.

Background Information: John Kell was a midshipman aboard the Falmouth until he transferred to the Savannah on 25 August 1843. Abel P. Upshur served as Secretary of the Navy under John Tyler from 11 October 1841 ...to 23 July 1843.See More

People: Tyler, John, 1790-1862
Upshur, Abel P., 1790-1844
Hardin, L.B., fl. 1843-1856
Kell, John McIntosh, 1823-1900

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentNavyConfederate General or LeaderGovernment and CivicsVice President

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