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To James Madison from William Eustis, 3 April 1812 (Abstract)

§ From William Eustis

3 April 1812, War Department. Proposes William Hull of the Michigan Territory to be a brigadier general in the U.S. Army.1

RC (InU: War of 1812 Collection); letterbook copy (DNA: RG 107, LSP). RC 1 p. Docketed by JM. Signature clipped from RC.

1JM nominated Hull to the Senate in a 3 Apr. 1812 message. The Senate referred the nomination to a select committee and confirmed Hull’s appointment on 8 Apr. by a vote of 19 to 10 (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 , 2:243, 244, 245).

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