Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Dearborn, 21 January 1809

War Department January 21st. 1809


I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the troops to be raised by virtue of an act entitled “An Act to raise for a limited time an additional military force” passed on the 12th day of April 1808. viz

John Johnson of Pennsylvania and Fayette Roane of Virginia to be appointed Captains of Infantry

John Stewart of Pensylvania & William R. Davis of South Carolina to be appointed First Lieutenants of Infantry.

John Gilland of Pennsylvania & Isaac Dunbar of the Missisippi Territory to be appointed Second Lieutenants of Infantry

John Reigart of Pennsylvania, Edward L Lomax of Virginia Anson Hall, Cadet of Vermont, and Josiah Bacon of Massachusetts to be appointed Ensigns of Infantry.

William Smith of North Carolina & Thomas Ramsey of Ohio to be appointed Second Lieutenants in the Regiment of Riflemen

Milton Huxton, Cadet, of New York to be appointed Cornet in the Regiment of Light Dragoons.

James E B. Finley of South Carolina to be appointed Surgeon of the third Regiment of Infantry, vice Benjn. Robinson declined

Accept Sir, assurances of my high respect & consideration

H Dearborn

DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.

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