Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Dearborn, 29 June 1803

From Henry Dearborn

War Department June 29th: 1803.


I have the honor to propose     Rathburn, for a Cadet of Artillerist in the service of the U. States.

I have the honor to be &c.

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

rathburn: that is, Samuel B. Rathbone of New York (Heitman, Dictionary description begins Francis B. Heitman, comp., Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, Washington, D.C., 1903, 2 vols. description ends , 1:817).

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