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I enclose Govr. Claiborns letter on the subject of a Brigadier Genl. may it not be prudent to consult Govr. Claiborn on the effect which the appointment of his brother as Majr. Genl. would probably have in the Territory, previous to making any appointment of Genl. officers. RC ( DLC ); undated; endorsed by TJ as received from the War Department on 21 May 1803 and “Brigadr. Genl. for Missipi”...
I have the honor to propose for your approbation, the following persons for promotion. Lieut. Col. Thomas Hunt of the 1st. Regt. of Infty. to be promoted to the rank of Colonel (vice) Colonel John F. Hamtramck, deceased. Major Jacob Kingsbury of the 2d. Regt. of Infty. to be promoted to Lieut. Col. of the 1st. Regt. of Infty. (vice) Lieut. Col. Hunt promoted. Capt. Thomas Pasteur of the 1st....
I have the honor to propose     Rathburn , for a Cadet of Artillerist in the service of the U. States. I have the honor to be &c. FC ( Lb in DNA : RG 107, LSP ). rathburn : that is, Samuel B. Rathbone of New York ( Heitman, Dictionary Francis B. Heitman, comp., Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army
Republican. Fedl. Heads of Departments— } 6. 0 including the Post M. G. secondery officers in the above Departments— } 2  5 Clerks in said departmts. 19  77 Foreign Ministers 3  0 Judges 8 
I have the honor to propose Docr. Calvin Taylor for a Surgeons Mate in the Army of the United States. Accept Sir, the assurance &c. FC ( Lb in DNA : RG 107, LSP ). calvin taylor of Vermont would be on the list of nominations and promotions TJ sent to the Senate on 18 Nov. 1803. He died in 1806 ( JEP Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States … to the Termination of...
I have the honor to propose William L. Brent of Maryland, and Charles M. Taylor of Pensylvania for 2d. Lieuts. of Artillerists—and Jonathan Eastman of Vermont and Neal Duffee of New York for Ensigns in the 1st. Regt. of Infantry. Accept Sir, the assurances &c.— FC ( Lb in DNA : RG 107, LSP ). William L. brent
I have the honor to propose the following persons for promotion in the Army of the U. States, Vizt., Richard S. Blackburn Capt. of Artillerists to be Major in the same Corps, vice Jackson resigned 30th. April 1803— John Saunders Lt. of Artillerist to be Captain vice Blackburn promoted. Howell Cobb Lt. of Artillerists to be Captain vice Izard resigned June the 1st. 1803. Horatio Stark 2d. Lt....
I have the honor to propose Reuben Chamberlin for an Ensign in the 2d. Regt. of Infantry in the service of the United States.— Accept Sir, the assurances &c. FC ( Lb in DNA : RG 107, LSP ). Reuben chamberlin of New Hampshire would be included on the list of nominations and promotions TJ sent to the Senate on 18 Nov. 1803 ( JEP Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United...
I take the liberty of enclosing a letter from Mrs. Stuart , daughter to Blair McClennigan of Philadelphia, whether you will think it expedient to give him the appointment his daughter requests, or not, I cannot pretend to say, but if something could be done for him, I presume it would be pleasing to our friends. with sentiments of the highest respect I am Sir Your Huml Servt RC ( DNA : RG 59,...
I have the honour of enclosing a letter from Capn. Lewis which came open to me, I have given permission to Lt. Hook to accompany Capt. Lewis. with respectfull concideration I am Sir Your Huml Servt, P.S. Your letter relative to Mr. Dupont has been duly recd. & attended to. RC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “The President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received from the War Department on 5...
I arrived last evening from Bath, where I had been twelve or fourteen days,—on my way home I received a packet from Mr. Wingate inclosing your two letters of the 8th. and 13 Inst.—at Hagerstown, I met with Mr. Pechon with whoom I spent a day, in the course of conversation, I observed to Mr. Pechon that I had been informed by gentlemen from Baltimore that Young Boneparte had announced himself...
The address from Kaskaskias and the petition of Aaron Goff have been duly received.—Mr. W. Clark, having consented to accompany Capt. Lewis, is highly interesting, it adds very much to the ballance of chances in favour of ultimate success.— If any considerations whatever would induce my family to make a Journey, it would be that of visiting Monticello, and especially after the friendly &...
I herewith enclose the proceedings of a Genl. Court Martial which require your approbation, as relates to the sentence respecting Lt. Van Ransselear , and the pardon of Benja. Furgason so far as relates to corporal punishment. I enclose a letter from Genl. Muhlengburg soliciting the remission of the corporal punishment which Lewis Rush is sentenced to receive—I can discover no reasonable...
I have been honoured with your letter of the 26th. inst. enclosing the letters of Judge Campbell & Mr. Jackson,—Judge Campbells opinnion on the subject of thefts, by Indians, is I concieve, in strict conformity with the General principle established by Congress, and peculiarly well calculated for redressing the evils to which it is intended to be applied. Mr. Jackson seems to have taken for...
Finding it necessary to remove my family from this place for the recovery of thier health, I have concluded to retire about twenty miles into the country, for two or three weeks, and as billious complaints are becoming prevalent in the City, & will probably increase until Octobr. permitt me to advise you not to return until the first of Octobr; your present situation being a high & healthy...
to be proposed to Congress — The several Indian Treaties. progress made in the introduction of the arts of civilization among the Indians, highly flattering. the several trading houses established in different parts of the Indian Country appear from the best Information, to have had a very usefull effect, and without any diminution of the Capital, imployed. an attempt to procure an additional...
+ they must have been sensible , that alth’o the right of deposit was of little value to the U.S. when compaired with the actual & peaceable possession of New Orleans and the adjacent country on both sides the river, the continuance of the privation must have produced an important effect on the peace & tranquility of our Country. ‡ but from the assurances of the respective Beligerant powers we...
I have the honor to transmit you a list of the promotions and appointments which have taken place in the Army of the United States, during the last recess of Congress.— Accept, Sir, assurances of my high respect and consideration RC ( DLC ); in a clerk’s hand, signed by Dearborn; at foot of text: “The President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received from the War Department on 17...
The Secretary of War has the honor to propose to the President of the United States, that, Robert Richie and Richard Smith both of the State of Maryland, be appointed 2d. Lieutenants respectively in the Regiment of Artillerists. That, Alpha Kingsley and Gideon Warner, both of the State of Vermont, be appointed Ensigns respectively, in the 1st. Regiment of Infantry. That, Samuel Williamson of...
I take the liberty of proposing the above named Gilbert C. Russell as an Ensign in the 2d. Regt. of Infantry and that his name be added to the list I had the honour of submitting this morning . Your Huml. Servt RC ( DLC ); undated; endorsed by TJ: “Cocke Wm. Washn. Nov. 16. 03. recd. Nov. 17. to Genl Dearborne” (see below) and “Russell Gilbert C. to be ensign.” Recorded in SJL as a letter of...
It does not appear on a strict examination of the papers in this Office, that any documents remain, which will enable me to give any information on the subject of the Arrest of Zachariah Coxe —If there ever were any documents in this Office relative to that subject, they were probably consumed with the War Office in November 1800— With respectfull Consideration I am, Sir, Your Obedt. Servt. RC...
I have the honor to propose Edmund Hayward of Maryland & James Lanier of Kentucky for Surgeons Mates, and Reuben Smith & Thomas A. Smith of Georgia for 2d. Lieutenants in the Corps of Artillerists and James Logan of Kentucky for an Ensign of the 2d. Regiment of Infantry— With respectfull consideration I am your Obedt. Servt. RC ( DLC ); in a clerk’s hand, signed by Dearborn; at foot of text:...
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation, Erastus Granger of Suffield (Connecticut) as Agent for the Six Nations of Indians—vice Capt: Callender Irvine resigned— I am with Sentiments of respect &ca. FC ( Lb in DNA : RG 107, LSP ); in a clerk’s hand. Dearborn wrote erastus granger on 30 Jan., informing him of his appointment as agent to the Six Nations and enclosing copies of his...
I have the honor to submit the following statement, for the purpose of shewing the necessity of an Act of Congress authorising the appointment of Six Surgeons Mates, in addition to the number authorised by the Law of the 16th. of March 1802, fixing the Military Peace Establishment — The Posts recently established, in addition to the twenty five contemplated at the late organization of the...
orders were early given for the necessary supply’s of provisions for the volunteers from Tennessee. on their arrival at Natchez, it was a general opinion that they could take provisions with them sufficient for their Journey through the woods and they made no objection that I have heard of to that part of the arrangement. they certainly had sufficient time before they marched, for furnishing...
I have herewith the honor of presenting a General Return of the Militia of the United States—excepting the States of Delaware , Maryland & Tennessee , from which no returns have been received. Accept, Sir, the assurances of my high respect & consederation— RC ( DLC ); at foot of text: “The President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received from the War Department on 20 Mch. and “roll...
I have the honour of enclosing as correct a list of the officers (above the grade Lieut.,) who served in the Army of the United States in our revolutionery war, as I have been able to collect. with respectfull consideration I am Sir Your Obedt Servt RC ( DLC ); at head of text: “The President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received from the War Department on 23 Mch. and “list of...
I have the honor to propose for your approbation the following list of Promotions & appointments in the Army of the United States— Promotions— Capt. James Bruff to be promoted to the rank of Major in the Corps of Artillerists, vice, Majr. Richard S. Blackburn—deceased— First Lieut. Richard Whiley to be promoted to the rank of Capt., vice, Capt. James Bruff promoted— Second Lieut. Simon Owens...
In the rules & Articles of War accompanying this note, I have turned down the leaves where you will find the articles refered to in the sentence of the Court Martial on the trial of Capn. Muhlingburg. RC ( DLC ); undated; addressed: “The President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received from the War Department on 28 Mch. 1803 and “Muhlenberg’s sentence”; so noted in SJL , but under...
I have the honor to propose Doctr. John Sibley for your approbation as Surgeon Mate in the Army of the United States Accept Sir the assurances of my high respect &c FC ( Lb in DNA : RG 107, LSP ). TJ and Dearborn intended john sibley to be surgeon’s mate for the army garrison at Natchitoches, but he declined the appointment (Dearborn to Sibley, 2 Apr. 1804, FC in DNA : RG 107, LSMA