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To James Madison from John Armstrong, 12 July 1813 (Abstract)

§ From John Armstrong

12 July 1813, War Department. “I have the honor to propose for your approbation the following appointments in the Army of the United States.”

RC (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 13B-A1); letterbook copy (DNA: RG 107, LSP). RC 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed by Armstrong. The appended list (2 pp.) included twenty-three appointments and promotions in the infantry and dragoons. JM submitted the nominations to the Senate on 14 July 1813 (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 13B-A1; printed in Senate Exec. Proceedings description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (3 vols.; Washington, 1828). description ends , 2:386).

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