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From James Madison to the Senate, 26 February 1813 (Abstract)

§ To the Senate

26 February 1813. “I nominate Brigadier General James Wilkinson, Brigadier General Wade Hampton, William R. Davy of South Carolina, Morgan Lewis now Quarter Master General, William H. Harrison of Indiana Territory, and Aaron Ogden of New Jersey, to be Major Generals in the Army of the U. States.

“Thomas Posey to be Governor of the Indiana Territory.

“George Poindexter to be a Judge of the Mississippi Territory.”1

RC (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 12B-A2). 1 p.

1The Senate approved the appointments of Wilkinson, Hampton, Davy, Lewis, Harrison, and Odgen on 1 Mar., and those of Posey and Poindexter on 3 Mar. 1813 (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 , 2:329–33).

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