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It was early perceived that the passions, prejudice, general disposition and character of the Accountant of the Department of War, rendered him very unsuitable for the Office he holds; and I should have applied for his removal several years ago, had I not been induced to expect, from year to year, that such an arrangement would have been made in relation to the accounting offices of the War...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following promotions and appointment in the Regiment of Artillerists in the Service of the United States. viz a First Lieut. Enoch Humphry, to be promoted to the rank of Captain, vice, John Saunders appointed Major in the Regiment of Light Artillery January 9th. 1809 a Second Lieut. Samuel Maclay to be promoted to the rank of First Lieut...
I accept with gratefull feelings the recent mark of your friendship, and having taken the requisite steps for authorising my entering on the duties of my new office, I hereby resign the office of Secretary of the Department of War.—be pleased Sir to accept my most sincere thanks for the many obligations you have confered on me. and believe to be with the highest respect & esteem your sincere...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation John W. Guion to be appointed Military Agent for the Southern Department of the United States vice Abraham D. Abrahams Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration [ Note by Jefferson :] Feb. 16. 09. Approved  T h : Jefferson DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation   Fitzhugh, John A. Chandler, William Hobart and Henry Bankstead Jnr. to be appointed Cadets in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration PHi .
The pay of a Cadet in the Artillery is ten dollars per month, & he receives two rations per day. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the First Legion of the Militia of the District of Columbia viz. Joseph Cassin to be appointed Captain of Light Infantry McCauley Haynes to be appointed Lieutenant ditto William Dyson to be appointed Ensign    ditto Accept, Sir, assurances of my high respect & consideration. PHi : Daniel Parker Papers.
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 the 12th April 1808 viz. Nelson Luckett Lt. of Marines to be appointed a Captain in the Regiment of Light Dragoons. Return Bryant Brown of Vermont and Henry A. S. Dearborn of Massachusetts...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Peter Gansevoort Junr. of the State of New York and Wade Hampton of South Carolina to be appointed Brigadier Generals 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— Accept Sir assurances of my high respect and consideration DLC :...
I think you may say to Col. Duane, that he will not be called on duty from the vicinity of Philadelphia for several months at least, unless some unforeseen emergency occurs, and that in the course of a few months he will be better able to decide on the expediency or inexpediency of resigning. Yours with respect DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.