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In a late communication from Col Hawkin⟨s⟩ I received copies of a corrispondence between him & the Govr. of Florida by which it appears that the Govr. had notified Col Hawkins of his having been informed that Bowls had crossed the line into the Territories of the United States, and requested the Col to make every exaction in his power for having him apprehended. I have written to Col Hawkins...
In my answer to Sergt. Dunbau I observd that there would be an impropriety in giving him a discharge at present, but that if his fears were such as to render it painfull to to join his Company he might be transfered to an other Company, and that he might remain with the guard in this City the ensuing winter.—I think Capt. McComb would be a suitable charactor to attend any experiments that Mr...
The following gentleman are proposed to your consideration, as Candidates for military Agencies : (viz) For the Northern Department Peter Gansevoort , of Albany. For the middle Department William Linnard of Philadelphia. For the Southern Department Abraham D. Abrahams of Savannah. I have the honor to be, Sir, with high consideration, Yr. Obt. Servant RC ( DLC ); in a clerk’s hand, signed by...
I have the honor to transmit you herewith Returns of the Militia of the United States, made from such Returns as have been received by this Department Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Please to accept my thanks for the profile you were good enough to enclose it strikes me as the only good likeness, except Stuarts, I have ever seen of the original, which very much enhances its value. Mrs. Dearborn & myself are in good health. It appears to be the prevailing opinion among the republicans in this quarter, as well as in old Massachusetts & New Hampshire, that there is at least...
It is not necessary to nominate district paymasters to the Senate,—nor to nominate Cadets. as you have not returned the list of Cadets I presented to you, with the other list of appointments you may have sent the Cadet list with the others—if so it may not be improper to recall it. I am Sir Your Obedt. Servt. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
The claims in favour of the State of Virginia for guarding the public stores belonging the United States, at Manchester and New London, as transmited by Govr. Munro, are as follows, viz. for guarding stores at Manchester, in the months of Septr. & Octobr. 1800. $543.44 for Do. at New London prior to the 15th. of April 1801 }  410.83 for Do. at New London subsequent to the 15th. of April }...
By the last Mail I was honored with your letter of the 20th. ulto. with the communication from Govr. Lewis—by the same mail there is a letter published in one of the Newspapers dated St. Louis 12th. of July, stating the arrival of the Sacs. Foxes Iawau &c with the [mur]derers demanded by Govr. Lewis, which indicates a much more favorable termination of the dispute with those Indians than I had...
I have been honoured with your letter of the 26th. inst. enclosing the letters of Judge Campbell & Mr. Jackson,—Judge Campbells opinnion on the subject of thefts, by Indians, is I concieve, in strict conformity with the General principle established by Congress, and peculiarly well calculated for redressing the evils to which it is intended to be applied. Mr. Jackson seems to have taken for...
The amount of the propositions this day made by the Creek Chiefs, are that we pay them $200,000 in 18 annual instalments, which by an eaqual division of the whole sum, would amount to $11,111,11,1, each year—and in addition to the above sum, they require in tools & blacksmiths, what may be estimated at $22,600,—It is presumed that they may be induced to relinquish one half of the last...
I have the honor to propose the following persons for appointments in the Army of the United States (Viz) Henry B. Jackson to be 2d Lieut. of Artillerists Samuel W. Sayre Ensign of the 2d Regt of Infty Louis C. Bayly    ditto William P. Clyma    ditto Julius F. Heileman Cadet of Artillerists William McRea    Ditto
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation, Thomas H Holland of North Carolina to be appointed Surgeons Mate in the Army of the United States. Accept Sir, assurances of my high respect & consideration DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
By the letters I have received from the President, it appears that more active measures, than were contemplated when I left Washington, are now considered necessary, and of course my return to the Seat of Government considered expedient. Mrs. Dearborn & Miss Tingey left me yesterday for Boston, and as soon as I can possibly compleat the business which called me to this place, I shall set out...
I take the liberty of proposing to your consideration the following promotions (viz) 2d. Lieut: Bartholomew D. Armistead, 2d. Regt. of Infantry, to be 1st. Lieut: vice, 1st. Lieut. Samuel Lane, resigned 12th. August 1802. 2d. Lieut: Benjamin Wilkinson, 2d. Regt. of Infantry, to be 1st. Lieut: vice, 1st. Lieut: G. Barde dismissed the service Ensign Josiah Taylor 2d. Regt. of Infantry, to be 2d....
I have the honor of proposing, for your approbation, Robert Lucas, as a cadet in the Corps of Artillerists With high respect & consideration I am, Sir, your Obt. Servt. [ Order by TJ: ] Approved PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
Brothers, Your Father the President of the United States having fully considered all that you communicated to him the other day respecting the objects of your long journey to this place, has authorized me to give you the following answer Brothers, In answer to your request respecting grants of land to your Nations and to your Interpretors, I must inform you that your Father the President does...
I have the honor to propose for your approbation John F. Heilaman of the State of Vermont and William C. Smith of Pennsylvania to be Surgeon’s Mates in the Army. I have the honor &ca. FC ( Lb in DNA : RG 107, LSP ). On the same date as the letter printed above, Dearborn informed John F. HEILAMAN and William C. SMITH that the president had appointed them surgeon’s mates in the army. The Senate...
I have the honor to submit the following statement, for the purpose of shewing the necessity of an Act of Congress authorising the appointment of Six Surgeons Mates, in addition to the number authorised by the Law of the 16th. of March 1802, fixing the Military Peace Establishment — The Posts recently established, in addition to the twenty five contemplated at the late organization of the...
I take the liberty of enclosing a letter from Mr. Winthrop of Boston who married a niece of Mr. Bowdoin & is his agent for transacting his business. I shall postpone an answer to Mr. Winthrop until I receive directions from you what answer to make.—a letter from Chouteau inform me that the Indians are not to come on, until autumn.—I have received an official account of the total destruction of...
The enclosed communications received by the last evenings mail, present a general view of Indian affairs on our Northwestern borders.—there appears to be but one question of any importance that requires a decision, towit, what measures, if any, ought to be pursued in relation to the profits.—they undoubtedly are under foreign influence, & the one who resides with in the actual jurisdiction of...
I have the honor to transmit you a list of the promotions and appointments which have taken place in the Army of the United States, during the last recess of Congress.— Accept, Sir, assurances of my high respect and consideration RC ( DLC ); in a clerk’s hand, signed by Dearborn; at foot of text: “The President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received from the War Department on 17...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following Promotions and appointments in the Army of the United States, viz Regiment of Artillerists First Lieut. Clarence Mulford to be promoted to the rank of Captain vice Josiah Dunham resigned April 30th. 1808 First Lieut. William Wilson to be promoted to the rank of Captain vice George Peter appointed Captain of Light Artillery May...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the troops to be raised in virtue of an Act entitled ‘An Act to raise for a limited time, an additonal military force’ passed on the 12th. day of April 1808 Viz. John P. Boyd of Massachusetts to be Colonel of the 4th. Regiment of Infantry. Joseph Constant of New York to be Lieut: Colonel of the 6th. Regiment of...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the troops to be raised by virtue of an Act entitled “An Act to raise for a limited time an additional military force” passed on the 12th. day of April 1808. Residence Names Rank & Corps New Hampshire George W Prescott. Captain   Infantry
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Benjamin Champney of Massachusetts to be appointed a First Lieutenant in the Regiment of Riflemen in the service of the U.S. Accept, Sir, &c. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
he has come on the recomedn of Capt Lewis * hes come on his recommedn. quite ignorant * hes come thro’ midst of enemies but is now satisfied & glad he has come That Choteau has brot up all these young men has taught them our ways, & therefore he has chosen them to come with him. * he has seen truly that the murders were on peopl not coming by order of the govnt + come crying 5. killed 2....
Yesterday on my return from the Highlands I was honored with your favors of the 27th. and 30th. Ulto. with the enclosures accompanying them—I have written to Governor Harrison, on the subject of the several communications from him and others, A copy of which I herewith enclose you—If any thing farther is necessary to be said to him on the subject, or if any part of what I have written should...
I have the honor herewith to transmit you a list of promotions and appointments in the Army of the United States made during the last recess of Congress With sentiments of esteem & respect I am, Sir your Most Obt Servant DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate. List of Promotions and Appointments in the Army of the United States made during the last recess of Congress Regiment of Artillerists...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Doctor Henry Skinner as Surgeons Mate in the Army of the United States. Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration PHi .
I have the honor of transmitting herewith, a general view of the subject of our purchases from the several Indian nations, in the course of the last four years. It may not be strictly correct as to the respective quantities of land. But I presume the quantity is not in any case overrated. There may also be some small inaccuracies as to the sums paid by way of presents &c. but I am satisfied...