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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...
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.
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.
Lt Hubart Carter, and Ensn Saml Wells, of the 1st New Hampshire Regt being very desireous for retireing from the service, I am induced from many circumstances to give my consent to their resignations, and beg your Excellency to be pleas’d to grant them their discharges, they having settled their accounts with the Pay Master. I have the Honr to be with highest sentiments of respect. your...
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, 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.
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.
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 had neglected to put Col Smith of S. Carolina, into the list which I presented to you this day, he is highly recommended as an old revolutionary Officer of great merit & sound principles with this I send his name, for appointment. yours respectfuly DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have informed Col Williams that it a new nomination must take place, and that I have doubts as to the propriety of his being appointed to a higher grade than a Lt. Col, but would not oppose his having a higher grade if you should think it advisable. I have such information from the Officers of the Corps as to induce a belief that the reappointment of Col Williams will give satisfaction &...
I have been honoured with your letter of the 3d. enclosing a letter from the Govr. of S. Carolina to Mr. Madison.—Mrs. Dearborn & my self propose waiting two or three weeks longer for Mr. & Mrs. Madison, but in tend at all events to have the pleasure of a visit to Monticello in Septr. be pleased Sir to accept the tender of my most respectfull esteem. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
This will be presented to you by Mr. Binon the sculptor who waits on you, as proposed, to form a model, from which he will sculpture your Bust in marble.— with the highest respect / I am Sir your / Humbe.Servant MHi : Adams Papers.
Agreably to your request I have perused the enclosed, I am not capable of discovering any imperfection in the manner or matter. Yours. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Capt. Tingey received a letter the last evening from Capt. Fountain in which it was stated as a fact that the destination of the Troops from Hallifax is Battonrouch. Yours. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation, John Smith of South Carolina, to be appointed Lieut Colonel in the third Regiment of Infantry in the service of the United States Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I should think it advisable to direct correct Muster & pay rolls to be made out of the Militia at Norfolk, in actual sums, and to direct their discharge at the expiration of the terms for which they were ingaged. whether any others should be called into service or not, may be a question for farther deliberation. at present I should doubt the expediency of calling out any of the Militia,...
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 have the honor herewith to transmit you a list of Promotions and appointments in the Corps of Engineers during the last recess of Congress Accept Sir, the assurances of my high respect and consideration DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation, Sylvanus Thayer, to be appointed Cadet in the Corps of Engineers and Samuel Newman a Cadet in the Regiment of Artillerists. Accept Sir, assurances of my high respect and consideration [ Note by TJ :] Approved PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation George Washington of Virginia to be appointed a Second Lieutenant in the 5th: Regiment of Infantry in the service of the U.S. Accept, Sir, &c. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
Alth’o the sentences of the Court Martials upon Lt. Harper is an unusual one, I presume it will be safe, & not improper for you to approve it. Yours, DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
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.
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...
By the list of promotions in the office, it appears that Ensign Williamson is promoted to 2d. Let. in the place of either Hopkins or Piatt, to take rank the 16th. of June, and that Ensn. Russell will take rank as 2d. Let. the 12th. of October, the date of Bowers promotion and that Engn. Sebastian is promoted to 2d Let. vice Let. Dail, who died the 3d. of Septr., and will take rank accordingly....
I have the honor to propose for your approbation Moses H Elliott of Massachusetts, Justus Post, Gustavus V. Willard, Samuel Champlain, Luther Leonard and John Anderson of Vermont as Cadets in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States. I am Sir, with high respect Your Most Obedt Servant PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
I have the honor of proposing, for your approbation Samuel Babcock, Daniel A. A. Buck and Edward D. Russy, at present Cadets in the Regiment of Artillerists, to be appointed Cadets in the Corps of Engineers, and John Regis Alexander to be a Cadet in the Regiment of Artillerists. Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
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 Militia of the District of Columbia (viz) James Calder to be Lieutenant of light Infantry in the first Legion, vice, Charles McLaughlin promoted— James Stevens to be Ensign of light Infantry in the first Legion, vice, James Harrison resigned Accept, Sir, the assurances of my high respect and consideration....
I think you may say to Col. Duane, that he will not be called on duty from the vicinity of Philadelphia for several months at least, unless some unforeseen emergency occurs, and that in the course of a few months he will be better able to decide on the expediency or inexpediency of resigning. Yours with respect DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
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...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation John W. Guion to be appointed Military Agent for the Southern Department of the United States vice Abraham D. Abrahams Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration [ Note by Jefferson :] Feb. 16. 09. Approved  T h : Jefferson DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor to propose     Rathburn , for a Cadet of Artillerist in the service of the U. States. I have the honor to be &c. FC ( Lb in DNA : RG 107, LSP ). rathburn : that is, Samuel B. Rathbone of New York ( Heitman, Dictionary Francis B. Heitman, comp., Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation William Dent Bealle, Adjutant, to be promoted to Brigade Major and Inspector of the Militia of the District of Columbia vice Major Joshua Wingate resigned. With sentiments of esteem & respect I am, Sir, Your Obedient Servant PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
In conformity with the intimations you were pleased to make to me yesterday, I herewith enclose a list of such Gentlemen as have occured to my mind as candidates for the office of Attorney Genl. with respectfull concideration I am Sir Your Obedt. Servt. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson. A list of such charactors as have occured to me as candidates for the appointment of Attorney Genl.— J...
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...
On a full examination of the records of this Department, no evidence appears that any of the States indebted to the United States, have taken any measures to discharge the balances due, either under the provisions of the Act passed on the 23d. of June 1797, or under those of the 3d. of May 1798 or 15th. of February 1799. Accept Sir the assurances of my high respect and consideration DLC :...
In obedience to your directions I herewith enclose two copies of the several documents in this office relating to the improper conduct of the officers and other subjects of the King of Spain in Louisiana. with the most respectfull concideration I am Sir Your Obedt. Servt. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor to request, that you will be pleased to appoint Capt Callender Irvine, Superintendent of the military Stores of the United States in the room of Genl William Irvine deceased. Accept Sir the assurances of high respect & consideration DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the First Legion of the Militia of the District of Columbia viz. Joseph Cassin to be appointed Captain of Light Infantry McCauley Haynes to be appointed Lieutenant ditto William Dyson to be appointed Ensign    ditto Accept, Sir, assurances of my high respect & consideration. PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation James McGuire to be appointed Captain of Riflemen in the 2d. Legion of the militia of the District of Columbia. Accept, &c. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
Samuel Waterman, the present Agent for the Indian Trading House, at Sandusky, being desirous that an other person should be appointed in his place,—I have the honor of enclosing herewith sundry recommendations of Samuel Tupper, and of accordingly proposing him for your approbation, as a suitable person to succeed Mr. Waterman in this Agency. Accept, Sir, the assurances of my high consideration...
Sir, the appointments of the Inspector, & Paymaster, should be submitted to the Senate. Yours, DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
The celebrated preacher, Dow, who has returned from a long tour southward & westward, and which extended into Lower Louisiana: was requested to deliver the articles accompanying this, to you, he gave them to me this morning and desired me send them to you. Yours, DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor of transmitting you herewith a list of appointments made during the recess of Congress, in the troops to be raised by virtue of an Act entitled “An Act to raise for a limited time an additional military force” Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the additional troops Viz Joseph Loring of Massachusetts to be appointed Captain in the 4th: Regiment of Infantry vice Capt. Charles Coffin resigned Henry Whiting of Massachusetts to be appointed Cornet in the Regiment of Light Dragoons. Accept, Sir, &c. DNA : RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Charles Slocum and — Farrar to be appointed Surgeons Mates in the Army of the United States. Accept Sir, assurances of my high respect and consideration PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Samuel Noah as Cadet in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States. Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation James Gibson of Delaware as Cadet in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration [ Order by TJ :] Approved PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
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.
In obedience to your dircetions I have concluded a Convention with the Chiefs and Head Men of the Cherokee Nation of Indians, which I have the Honor of enclosing.— With sentiments of respect I am, Sir, Your Ob. Servt. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.