WAR DEPARTMENT, 29th. March 1824.
You are hereby informed, that the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, has appointed you <
to the rank of> Paymaster < in the> < regiment of> in the service of the United States: to take rank as such, from the twenty second day of March 1824.—
You will, immediately on receipt hereof, please to communicate to this Department your acceptance or non-acceptance of said appointment, and, in case of accepting, you will report yourself in person to the Paymaster General of the Army United States at Washington.—
J C Calhoun
Secretary of War.
MHi: De Windt Family Papers.