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Collection Reference Number GLC00496.180
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1848 
Title Andrew Johnson to John Young Mason endorsing Baird Scott Hopkins as a midshipman
Date 21 January 1848
Author Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875)  
Recipient Mason, John Y. (John Young)  
Document Type Correspondence; Government document
Content Description Co-signed by James H. Thomas, Frederick Stanton, and Hopkins L. Turney. Endorses Baird Scott Hopkins for a midshipman position.
Subjects President  Office Seeker  Congress  Navy  Government and Civics  
People Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875)  Mason, John Y. (John Young) (1799-1859)  Thomas, James H. (James Houston) (1808-1861)  Stanton, Frederick P. (Frederick Perry) (1814-1894)  Turney, H. L. (Hopkins Lacey) (1797-1857)  Hopkins, Baird Scott (fl. 1848)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Naval & Maritime; The Presidency; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Mason was Secretary of the Navy. Johnson, Thomas, Stanton, and Turney were all members of Congress from Tennessee.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859