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From John Adams to United States Senate, 22 December 1800

Washington Decr 18 [22]. 1800

Gentlemen of the Senate

I nominate the following List of Gentlemen for Promotions and Appointments in the Army of the United States.


Cavalry
2d: Lieutt. William Tharp 1st. Lieutt. vice Simmons, dismissed

Artillerists and Engineers
Major of the First Regiment, Lewis Tousard. Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of the Second Regiment

First Regiment.
Captain Moses Porter Major vice Tousard, promoted
Lieutenant Jonathan Robeson Captain  " Rowan, deceased
 " Henry Muhlenberg  "   " Porter, promoted
 " Theophilus Elmer  "   " Littlefield, resigned
Robins Chamberlain, Lieutenant

Second Regiment
Captn. William MacRea, Major, vice Hoops, resigned
Lieutt. William Steele, Captain, vice Cochran, "
 " Alexander D. Pope,  " ,  " MacRea, promoted
 " John W. Levingston,  " ,  " Bishop, dismissed

Infantry
First Regiment
2d: Lieutt. Eli B. Clemson, 1st. Lieutt. vice Davidson, resigned
 " Samuel Clinton,   "   " Blake, "
James Rhea, Second Lieutenant
2d: Lieutt. James Rhea, 1st Lieutt. vice Peyton, resigned.

Second Regiment
1st. Lieutt. Archibald Gray, Captain, vice Shaumburg, Division Quarter Master.
 " Rezin Webster,  " ,  " Miller, resd:
2d Lieutt. Peter Shiras, 1st. Lieutt.,  " Allison, deceased
 " Thomas Porter,  " ,  " Webster, promoted

Third Regiment
Captain Zebulon Pike, Major, vice Kersey, deceased
1st Lieutt. William P. Smith, Captain,   " Pike, promoted
  " Hugh McCall,  " ,  " Marks, dismissed
  " William Scott,  " ,  " Steele, decd:
 " William R. Boote,  " ,  " Rickard, resigned

Fourth Regiment
1st Lieutt. Hartman Leitheiser, Captain, vice Brock, resd.
  " John Wallington,  " ,  " Gibson, resd.
  " Francis Johnston,  " ,  " Taylor, resd.
2d. Lieutt. James Love, 1st Lieut,   " Leitheiser, promd.
  " Thomas Eastland,  " ,  " Wallington, "
  " James Desha,  " ,  " Johnston, "

John Adams

DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.

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