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I have the honor of proposing—for your approbation Wade Hampton to be appointed Colonel of the Regiment of Light Dragoons in the service of the U.S. Accept, Sir &c. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation George Templeman, to be appointed a Cadet in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the US. Accept, Sir &c. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
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...
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...
By the last mail I was honored with your letters of the 5th. & 9th inst. with sundry papers enclosed.—If any such acts of opposition to the laws should occur, as to render active opperations necessary for the support of the Government, I shall not be an idle spectator, but shall without delay give all the aid to the support of the laws that my personal attention will afford, but I do not...
I have been honored with your letter of the 2d. inst. with the papers accompanying it.—The impudence of Genl. Skinner as Treasurer of the State has ruined him & injured the republican Interest in this quarter, altho he will ultimately be able to refund the money and altho his predecessors in office have taken simmilar liberties with the money of the State, and were allowed time to refund it...
Suppose we agree to pay $20,000 towards the expences of the canal say $2,000 per month while the is actually going on, on condition that the Company will Engage to compleat the canal within one year, and that there shall at all times be at least 5 ½ feet of water in all parts of it, so that boats & vessels decend ing five feet of water may pass through and that all vessels or boats that may...
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 Viz. Alexander Smyth of Virginia Colonel of the Regiment of Riflemen William Duane of Pennsylvania Lieut: Colonel Ditto Jonas Simonds of Pennsylvania Colonel...
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 South Carolina. John R. Spann Captain Light Artillery
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
may we not say to Mr. Gilliam and his friend Logan, what has lately been said to Mr. Debuk concerning his extraordinary proposition; viz, If he will so explain his proposed sistem as that the principles may be well understood, the subject would be duly concidered, and no advantage taken of the communications, and if the sistem should appear to be of sufficient importance to demand the...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following promotions and appointments in the Militia of the District of Columbia, viz. First Legion. Lieut Michael Nourse to be promoted to the rank of Captain vice Capt Queen resigned. Richard D. Briscoe to be appointed Lieut of Infantry. William Worthington to be appointed Ensign of Infantry. Second Legion. Lieut John Jameson to be...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation. Spence W. Osborn, Charles Blanchard, Robert Randolph, Henry C. White, Thomas Dilkes, Hannibal Hodges, Nathan W. Osgood & Thomas Ketcham to be appointed Cadets in the Regiment of Artillerists. Henry A. Ten Broeck, John K. Page, Londus L. Buck, Milton Huxtun, John Cushman, Joel Strong, William Cutbush, Southwell D. W. Davis, Joseph M. Wilcox,...
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 additional Military force Viz. Noah Lester to be Captain of Light Dragoons Asa Morgan " 1st. Lieutenant Ditto
I have received the decision of the Commissioners appointed at Boston to appraise the value of a site for a battery near the water’s edge, and one for an enclosed work on the highest part of an Island, called Governor’s Island between the Town of Boston and Fort Independence.—The high part of this Island over looks Fort Independence, (which is on what is called, Castle Island) and has an old...
After writing to Thos. Moor in relation to the proposed canal at New Orlians I was informed by Genl. Mason that Moor had lately set out for the Ohio on business relating to the public Road. I enquired of the Genl. concerning Harbans, he gave a very favourable account of him, he is now imployed by a turnpike Company in Maryland, near Frederick Town, the Genl. agreed to write to him and request...
Upwards of eighteen months ago Capt. Fleming (the store keeper at Westpoint) resigned his office, and Alexander Thompson was appointed storekeeper; altho Thompson is generally said to be an honest man, he has exhibited so many proofs of incapacity for transacting the business of the office, as to render it improper to confide in his judgement in any transaction that requires an expenditure of...
Having by accident omited Capt. Pikes name in the list of officers for Jersey, I take the liberty of sending his name seperately, for your approval. Yours with respect DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
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. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President. Residence Names Rank and Corps    Georgia Homer V. Miller. Major Infantry
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following Promotions and appointments in the Army of the United States, under the act fixing the Military Peace establishment of the United States. First Regiment of Infantry First Lieut. Ninian Pinkney to be promoted to the rank of Captain vice Russell Bissell promoted to Major Decr. 17. 1807 First Lieut William Carson to be promoted to...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation, Henry Wolcott of Connecticutt and John S Brush of New York to be appointed Cadets in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States Accept Sir assurances of my high respect and consideration [ Order by TJ :] Apr. 13. 08. Approved PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Theodore Randall of South Carolina and Solomon G Conklin of New York to be appointed Cadets in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States Accept Sir assurances of my high respect and consideration [ Order by TJ :] Apr. 2. 08. Approved  T h : Jefferson PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
In relation to the information requested by the Senate by a resolution of the 25th. Inst. accompanying the note you this day honored me with, I can only state that I was some time since informed, through the Secretary of the Treasury, that Stanley Griswold had stated as a fact that the Militia of Michigan Territory called into the service of the United States, had been paid in the bills of...
I take the liberty of suggesting whether, under existing Circumstances it would not be advisable to propose to Congress an augmentation of our regular troops as soon as practicable; and also the engaging and Organizing of 24000 volunteers on the principles I have had the honor of proposing for your consideration, the general outlines of which are contained in the paper marked No. 1 The number...
I will write to Genl. Macon for a return of the Militia of the District, and request him to inform me whether a return may be soon expected. Yours respectfully DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
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, the assurances of my high respect & consideration DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I take the liberty of suggesting whether, under existing circumstances, it would not be advisable to propose to Congress an augmentation of our regular troops, as soon as practicable; and also the engaging & organizing, of twenty four thousand volunteers, on the principles I have had the honor of proposing for your consideration, the general outlines of which are contained in the Paper marked...
I have the honor of enclosing you herewith an official Copy of the Agreement, for the sale of the French Ordnance and other military stores left at New Orleans, made, with the approbation of General Turreau, between me and Mr. Beaujour, Commissary General of France, together with an official Copy of the Inventory alluded to, and of the receipts for the consideration money. It may not be...
In answer to your note of this morning I will take the liberty of suggesting the propriety of requesting Mr. Sailly to hold such friendly intercourse with the St. Regis Indians as his situation & their inclination may occasionally afford opportunities for, and to make some of the Chiefs some small presents— may it not be well to consult the Vice Prest. on the expediency of having a post near...
Under existing circumstances, I take the liberty of proposing for your concideration the propriety of suggesting to Congress the expediency of authorising the raising a body of regular troops, as stated below, and the forming and organizing of 24,000 volunteers, on the principles I have heretofore had the honor of stating to you.— Regular troops to be ingaged for five years, unless [sooner]...
I sind you Capt. Pikes Journal and remarks, &c &c, his map of the Country through which he passed will soon be completed. may it not be proper to concider whether Capt. Pikes services in exploring the sources of the Mississippi, & the Arcansas will intitle him to some extra compensation, or other notice.—his Journal while passing through the Spanish Provinces, will form a seperate work. Yours,...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following promotions and appointments in the Corps of Engineers in the service of the United States. Lieut. Colonel Jonathan William to be promoted to the Rank of Colonel. Major Jared Mansfield to be promoted to the Rank of Lieut Colonel vice Colo. Jonathan Williams promoted. Captain Alexander Macomb to be promoted to the Rank of Major...
I find some embarrassment in relations to the proposed examination of Diggs point, Col Williams cannot consent to have any intercourse with Mr. Diggs, he states as an undoubted fact, that Mr. Diggs was intrusted with conciderable sums of money by Doctr. Franklin, for the express purpose of relieving our prisoners in England, and that Diggs applied the money to his own use, and gave no relief...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Thomas Irwin to be appointed an Assistant or Chief Clerk at the Factory or Trading house established at Natchitoches Territory of Orleans. Accept Sir, assurances of my high respect and consideration [ Note by Jefferson :] Jan. 23. 08. Approved  T h : Jefferson PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
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.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Henry Hobert of Massachusetts to be appointed a Cadet in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States. Accept Sir assurances of my high respect and consideration [ Note by Jefferson :] Jan. 22. 08. Approved  T h : Jefferson PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
There are no papers in this office of an older date than Novr. 1800, the time when the building in which the office was kept, was destroy’d with fire.—I am very confident that no communications have been made to the Department since I have had charge of it, on the subject you allude to in your note of this morning, I have had the files of letters examined, that were received between Novr. 1800...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation George W. Pike, Adam Larrabee, Patrick Byrne and John James Abert to be appointed Cadets in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States. Accept Sir, assurances of my high respect and consideration [ Note by Jefferson :] Jan. 18. 08. Approved PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
Presuming it will be proper to furnish the Court of Enquiry, no sitting, with such information as may be deposited in the public Offices, in relation to the charge against Genl: Wilkinson, viz. that of his having received a pension from the Spanish Government, while he held a Commission under the United States, I take the liberty of requesting a List of such persons, (as may be selected from...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Leonard H. Johns to be appointed Lieutenant of Cavalry in the First Legion of the Militia of the District of Columbia Accept, Sir, assurances of my high respect & consideration [ Note by Jefferson ]: Approved  T h : Jefferson  Jan. 12. 08. PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
Your very flattering answer, to my letter of the 29th. ulto., has been perused with all the sensibilities its contents are calculated to inspire. If Sir, my continuing here, until July, will afford you any satisfaction, I certainly shall not decline it; and if after retireing, my opinnion, in relation to fortifications, should be concidered by yourself, of any use, I shall esteem your commands...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation, Warner Lewis, Benjamin Field, James Dillabee and Christopher Van de Venter as Cadets in the regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States— Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration [ Jefferson’s order :] Jan. 2. 1808 Approved  T h : Jefferson PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
In the event of a War, such as we now contemplate, tallents will be demanded for the place I now hold, of a grade superior to any I have ever laid claim to, and under such impressions, Justice to yourself, to our Country, and to my own charactor requires this candid declaration, accompanied with a request for permission to retire, and give place to such arrangements as you may Judge most...
Enclosed is the Chocktaw Treaty. I have requested Mr. Dinsmore to wait on you for the purpose of giving you such information as he possesses in relation to the qualities of the lands ceeded by this Treaty. Yours, respectfully DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
When Capt. Gains was here in July last, I requested him to explore the Country between the Tennessee River, both above & below the mussle shoals, and the boatable waters of the Tombigby and to measure the distance, and report the result to this department, I have not yet received the report, but I think it probable it will soon be received. Yours respectfully DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor of proposing, for your approbation Lemuel B. Clark of Maryland, Peter Miller of Philadelphia and John Biglow of Massachusetts, to be appointed Surgeons Mates in the Army of the United States Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
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 Captain Amos Stoddard to be promoted to the rank of Major vice, James Bruff resigned June 30th. 1807. First lieut Moses Swell to be promoted to the rank of Captain vice Amos Stoddard promoted June 30th. 1807. First Lieut. George Peter to...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Israel P. Richardson, Jonah D Symonds and Samuel H Holley of Vermont, George P Peters of New Hampshire, Charles Inderwick and Ormond Marsh of New York & Erastus Roberts of Pennsylvania to be appointed Cadets in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration Dec. 1. 1807...
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. Accept Sir, assurances of my high respect & consideration 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 First...