Adams Papers

From John Adams to United States Senate, 10 July 1797

United States. July 10th. 1797.

Gentlemen of the Senate.

I nominate the following persons for promotions and appointments in the Army of the United States.

Stephen G. Simmons Lieutenant vice Slough resigned
Charles Warfield Cornet vice Ball promoted
William Tharp ditto vice McDermot promoted.
First Regiment of Infantry.
William H. Harrison Captain vice Kingsbury promoted 15. May 1797
Nicholas Rosencrantz Lieutenant vice Harrison ditto
John Alexander Davidson Ensign vice Nicholas deceased
Lemuel Lane ditto vice Rosencrantz promoted
Second Regiment of Infantry.
Jacob Kingsbury Major vice Shaylor resigned. 15. May 1797
Benjamin Rand Leiutenant vice Lee resigned 10 March
Peter P. Schuyler Ensign vice Faulkner declined
John Whipple ditto vice Martin promoted.
John Vischer Glen ditto vice Rand promoted.
Third Regiment of Infantry.
William R Boote Ensign vice Bodley resigned
Samuel Parmele ditto vice Sterling ditto.
Fourth Regiment of Infantry.
Benjamin Lockwood Captain vice Eaton
John Wallington Lieutenant, vice Strother resigned 1. June 1797.
Francis Johnston ditto vice Lockwood promoted.
Samuel Crutchfield Ensign vice Dold resigned
John Campbell ditto vice Wallington promoted.
Richard Campbell ditto vice Johnston ditto

John Adams

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

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