Navy Department Decr. 13. 1815
I have the honor to enclose herewith a letter from Commodore Decatur, and a nomination to the Senate in his behalf to be a Commissioner of the Navy Board. I have the honor to be &c.
B. W. C.
To the Senate of the United States
Stephen Decatur a Captain in the Navy of the United States to be a Commissioner of the Navy Board.
DNA: RG 59—LSP—Letters Sent to the President.