"...a salute will be find in honor of my arrival at 9 o`clock. My visit here being entirely ac-cidental, I had no expectation of such an honor (...) thankful of such a mark of respect from the commandant of this fort, the cadets from which have covered our country with glory, and which has at all times received my cordial and efficient support. Please to make my respectful acknowledgements to Capt. Brennton ..."
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