From Henry Dearborn
War Department July 19th. 1803.
I have the honor to propose Reuben Chamberlin for an Ensign in the 2d. Regt. of Infantry in the service of the United States.—
Accept Sir, the assurances &c.
FC (Lb in DNA: RG 107, LSP).
Reuben chamberlin of New Hampshire would be included on the list of nominations and promotions TJ sent to the Senate on 18 Nov. 1803 (JEP description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States … to the Termination of the Nineteenth Congress, Washington, D.C., 1828, 3 vols. description ends , 1:458).