Decemr. 27. 1805
I have the honor to propose, for your approbation, John Coxe Lieut of Cavalry of the 1st Legion of Militia in the District of Columbia to be promoted to Captain in the same, vice, Capt. William Brent resigned
Accept Sir the assurance of my high respect and consideration
Dec. 28. 05.
PHi: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.