Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Dearborn, 16 February 1809

War Department
February 16. 1809


I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following promotions and appointment in the Regiment of Artillerists in the Service of the United States. viz

a First Lieut. Enoch Humphry, to be promoted to the rank of Captain, vice, John Saunders appointed Major in the Regiment of Light Artillery January 9th. 1809

a Second Lieut. Samuel Maclay to be promoted to the rank of First Lieut vice, Enoch Humphry, promoted Jany 9. 1809

a Abraham L Sands Cadet of New York to be appointed Second Lieutenant

Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration

H. Dearborn

DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.

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