James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Jones, 11 April 1814 (Abstract)

From William Jones, 11 April 1814 (Abstract)

§ From William Jones. 11 April 1814, Navy Department. “The promotions & appointments designated in the papers herewith marked A & B are required to supply existing deficiencies.”

Letterbook copy and letterbook copy of enclosures (DNA: RG 45, LSP). Letterbook copy 1 p. The letterbook copy of the enclosures (1 p.) consists of a list marked “A,” which named seven persons to be navy surgeons, and a list marked “B,” which nominated two candidates for the rank of second lieutenant in the Marine Corps. JM submitted the nominations to the Senate on 12 Apr. 1814 (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 13B-A2; 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 2:524).

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