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From James Madison to the Senate, 24 February 1813 (Abstract)

§ To the Senate

24 February 1813. “I nominate, Charles Gordon, Jacob Jones, James Laurence, and Charles Morris, to be Captains in the Navy of the United States.

“Joseph Bainbridge, William M Crane, and James Biddle, to be Master Commandants in the navy of the United States.”

Also nominates ten others as lieutenants in the U.S. Navy.

RC (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 12B-A2). 1 p. In Edward Coles’s hand, signed by JM.

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