From Henry Dearborn
April 14, 1803
I have the honor to propose the following persons for appointments in the Army of the United States (Viz)
|Henry B. Jackson||to be||2d Lieut. of Artillerists|
|Samuel W. Sayre||Ensign of the 2d Regt of Infty|
|Louis C. Bayly||ditto|
|William P. Clyma||ditto|
|Julius F. Heileman||Cadet of Artillerists|
Accept Sir the assurances &c
FC (Lb in DNA: RG 107, LSP).
On 14 April, Dearborn informed Henry B. jackson, Samuel W. sayre, Louis C. bayly, William P. clyma, Julius F. heileman, William McRee (mcrea), and Thomas K. sandwich that the president had approved their respective appointments (FCs in Lb in DNA: RG 107, LSMA; Dearborn to Sandwich, 1 June 1803, in same). Jackson and Bayly resigned within months, however, and only Sayre and Clyma were included in TJ’s list of military nominations sent to the Senate on 18 Nov. 1803 (Heitman, Dictionary description begins Francis B. Heitman, comp., Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army, Washington, D.C., 1903, 2 vols. description ends , 1:201, 312, 520, 567, 682, 863; JEP description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States…to the Termination of the Nineteenth Congress, Washington, D.C., 1828, 3 vols. description ends , 1:458).