Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Dearborn, 18 June 1808

War Department June 18th. 1808.


I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the troops to be raised by virtue of an Act entitled “An Act to raise for a limited time an additional military force” passed on the 12th. day of April 1808.

Residence Names Rank & Corps
New Hampshire George W Prescott. Captain   Infantry
Nathaniel F Adams. First Lieutenant. Ditto
Samuel Haines First Lieut. ditto
Abner Blaisdel 2d. Lieut. ditto
John Smith Ensign   Ditto
George P. Peters Ensign   Ditto
Massachusetts. Isaiah Doane. Captain   Ditto
Moses Whitney. Captain Riflemen
Charles Coffin. Captain Infantry
Samuel Page 1st Lieutenant Ditto
Jackson Durant 2d. Lieutenant Ditto
Silas W. C. Chase 2d. Lieutenant Ditto
Jonathan Simonds Ensign   Ditto
Ward Howard. Ensign   Ditto
Thomas H. Clark Ensign   Ditto
Andrew McDowell. 2d. Lieutenant Artillery
Rhode Island Ebenezer Billings 2d. Lieutenant Infantry
New Jersey John Hollingshead. Cornet Light Dragoons
John J. Plume. 2d. Lieutenant Infantry
James T. Voorhis 2d. Lieutenant Ditto.
Asa Grimes. Ensign. Ditto.
New York. Jonathan Brooks Captain.  Ditto
William Cook Captain
Samuel Watson. 1st. Lieutenant Artillery.
Pennsylvania, Benjamin Wallace. Captain Infantry.
Alexander McHenry 1st. Lieutenant Ditto
Talbot Chambers 1st. Lieutenant Ditto
Christopher Snyder 1st. Lieutenant Ditto
Thomas Shaw. 1st. Lieutenant Ditto
Robert W Alexander 2d. Lieutenant ditto
David Findley Captain. Riflemen.
Dill Armor. 1st Lieutenant ditto
Joshua Hamilton 2d. Lieutenant ditto
John M Barclay 1st. Lieut. Cavalry
Virginia James Bankhead, Captain Infantry
Vermont, Oliver G Burton 1st. Lieut. ditto
Minor Huntingdon. 2d. Lieut. ditto
Milo Mason Ensign. ditto

Accept, Sir, &c.—

DNA: RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.

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