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From James Madison to the Senate, 27 February 1813 (Abstract)

§ To the Senate

27 February 1813. “I nominate Oliver H. Perry—appointed a master-commandant during the recess—to be a master commandant in the navy—to take rank of those lately nominated—to be masters commandants.”1

RC (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 12B-A2). 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed by JM.

1The Senate approved Perry’s appointment on 3 Mar. 1813 (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 , 2:331–34).

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