Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Dearborn, 31 July 1807

War Department
July 31. 1807


I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following promotions & appointments in the first & Second Legions of the Militia of the District of Columbia

First Legion

William Smith Senr. to be appointed Captain of Riflemen
David Dobbins to be do Lieutenant Do
Nicholas Harker to be do. Ensign Do
William Stewart to be do Captain Light Infantry
John Gozler to be do Lieutenant Do
William Morton to be do Ensign  Do.
Benjamin Stoddert Jr to be do Cornet of Cavalry

Second Legion

George Youngs to be appointed Captain of Infantry
Charles L Nevitt do Lieutenant do
William Stewart do Lieutenant do
James Harper do Lieutenant do
James Mean Stewart do. Lieutenant do.
Edward Swan do Lieutenant do
Carr Bailey do Ensign   do.
John Boyer to be appointed Ensign of Infantry

Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration

H. Dearborn


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