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To James Madison from William Eustis, 7 March 1812 (Abstract)

§ From William Eustis

7 March 1812, War Department. Lists proposed “alterations and corrections in the several lists of Candidates for appointments in the Army of the United States now before the Senate.”1

RC (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, 12B-A1); letterbook copy (DNA: RG 107, LSP). RC 2 pp. Forwarded by JM in a message to the Senate of 10 Mar. 1812 (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 , 2:227–30).

1Eustis noted corrections to the lists of officers from South Carolina, Tennessee, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Pennsylvania. The secretary of war also withdrew the lists of candidates from New Hampshire, Vermont, and Connecticut already before the Senate and substituted new lists for those states.

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