§ From John Armstrong
3 March 1813, War Department. Recommends sixteen persons for appointments in various infantry regiments, including Robert Carter Nicholas, George Croghan, and Henry B. Armstrong as majors in the Twelfth, Seventeenth, and Twenty-third Regiments, respectively, and Eleazer W. Ripley as a colonel in the Twenty-first Regiment.
RC (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 12B-A2). 2 pp. JM submitted the nominations to the Senate on the same day (ibid.; printed in Senate Exec. Proceedings description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (3 vols.; Washington, 1828). description ends , 2:331–32).