§ To the Senate
24 February 1813. “I nominate, Charles Gordon, Jacob Jones, James Laurence, and Charles Morris, to be Captains in the Navy of the United States.
“Joseph Bainbridge, William M Crane, and James Biddle, to be Master Commandants in the navy of the United States.”
Also nominates ten others as lieutenants in the U.S. Navy.
RC (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 12B-A2). 1 p. In Edward Coles’s hand, signed by JM.