Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Dearborn, 10 June 1802

From Henry Dearborn

War Department 10th.
June 1802


I have the honor to propose for your approbation William King of the State of Pennsylvania and Joseph West of New Jersey to be Surgeons Mates, in the Army.

I have the honor &ca.

H. Dearborn

FC (Lb in DNA: RG 107, LSP).

After being notified of their appointments, WILLIAM KING was assigned to Fort Massac, near the mouth of the Ohio River, while JOSEPH WEST was ordered to Fort Niagara in New York (Dearborn to King, 10 June 1802, Dearborn to West, 10 June 1802, both in DNA: RG 107, LSMA).

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