RODGERS, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, to Chancellor of New York Reuben H. Walworth, promising to seek an appointment for his brother. 1 page, 4to, with integral address leaf; folds. Washington, 5 September 1828
". . . On the return of the Sect'y of the Navy, who is now absent in consequence of bad health, I will solicit for your brother, Mr. Hiram Walworth, the appointment of Purse in the Navy . . . . ". . . I am led, from the frequency of the applications for similar appointments, to feel less sanguine of a favorable result, I regret to say, than I otherwise should do. . . ."
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