Greer (sic) unless the President should interfere in favor of some other person. This conversation was communicated to Mr. Greer immediately after it took place.A few days ago, he called upon me & informed me that a vacancy had occurred. He is very anxious to know whether he will receive the appointment or not. It would therefore confer a favor upon me if you would drop me a few lines upon the subject. From your friend with respect. President Monroe appointed SAMUEL L. SOUTHARD Secretary of the Navy in 1823. Both Buchanan and Southard had first entered Congress as Democratic-Republicans in 1821, Buchanan as a Pennsylvania Congressman and Southard as a neighboring New Jersey Senator. On February 28, 1825, President Monroe nominated Buchanan's recommendation, REVEREND JOHN W. GRIER of Pennsylvania, to be Chaplain in the Navy. Buchanan had spelled it "Greer" in his letter.
It was consented to by the U. Senate on March 3, 1825, the day before President John Q. Grier served as Chaplain of the Navy until his resignation in 1859. Folds, vertical fold touches "Ja" in James.
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