Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Smith, 20 February 1809

War Department
February 20th. 1809


I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Lieut Nelson Luckett of the Marines to be appointed a Captain in the Regiment of Light Dragoons raised by virtue of an act entitled “An Act to raise for a limited time an additional military force”—

Accept Sir assurances of my high respect and consideration

Jno., Smith, C. C

Acting as Secy of War

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