War Department December 7th 1808
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Major Abimael Y. Nicoll of the Regiment of Artillerists to be appointed Adjutant and Inspector of the Army; and Robert Brent of the City of Washington to be appointed Pay Master of the Army. Accept Sir assurances of my high respect and consideration
Dec. 7. 08.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.