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To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Dearborn, 9 November 1803

From Henry Dearborn

War Department
9th. Nov. 1803.

Sir,

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

H. Dearborn

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 Nov. and “Military appointments” and so recorded in SJL. FC (Lb in DNA: RG 107, LSP). Enclosure: “List of Promotions and Appointments in the Army of the United States, during the last recess of Congress” (MS in DLC: TJ Papers, 136:23478, undated, in a clerk’s hand; FC in Lb in DNA: RG 107, LSP). See TJ to the Senate, 18 Nov. 1803.

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