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To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Dearborn, 13 June 1808

War Department
June 13. 1808

Sir

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 3d. 1808

Second Lieut Julius F Heileman to be promoted to the rank of First Lieut. vice Clarence Mulford promoted April 30th. 1808

Second Lieut Pascal V. Bouis to be promoted to the rank of First Lieut, vice, William Wilson promoted May 3d. 1808.

Second Lieut. John Gansevoort to be promoted to the rank of First Lieut. vice Thomas A Smith appointed Captain of Riflemen May 3d. 1808

Cadets Samuel B Rathburn, Louis Valle & Herman H. Fay, to be appointed Second Lieut in the Regiment of Artillerists

First Regiment of Infantry

First Lieut Horatio Stark, to be promoted to the rank of Captain vice Zebulon M. Pike appointed Major 6th Regt. of Infy. May 3d. 1808

Second Lieut John Roney to be promoted to the rank of First Lieut vice Horatio Stark promoted May 3d. 1808

Ensn. Philip Ostrander to be promoted to the rank of Second Lieut. vice John F Bowie resigned May 1. 1808.

Ensn. Nathaniel Pryor to be promoted to the rank of Second Lieut vice John Roney promoted May 3d. 1808.

Second Regiment of Infantry

Second Lieut. Benjamin S Smoot to be promoted to the rank of First Lieut, vice, George W Sevier appointed Capt. of Riflemen May 3. 1808

Ensn. John Davis to be promoted to the rank of Second Lieut vice Benjamin Smoot promoted May 3d. 1808.

Benedict Stewart & Dixon Stansbury of Maryland, John Campbell of Virginia, Robert Cherry & John Mathers of the District of Columbia to be appointed Ensigns of Infantry.

John L Murray of Indiana, William T Davidson & Matthew Cunningham of Pennsylvania, Robert Simpson of the District of Columbia and John Cooper of New York to be appointed Surgeons Mates

Accept Sir assurances of my high respect and consideration

H Dearborn

[Order by TJ:]

Approved

Th: Jefferson

PHi: Daniel Parker Papers.

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