War Department February 27th. 1805
I have the honor of proposing the following promotions and appointment in the Army of the United States. 2d Lieut. William Pratt to be promoted to the Rank of first Lieut. in the 2d Regiment of Infantry, vice, Lieut. William Wooldridge resigned June 16th. 1804
2d Lieut. William Lawrence to be promoted to the rank of first Lieutt. in the 2d Regiment of Infantry, vice, Lieutenant Joseph Bowmar promoted October 12th. 1804
Ensign Jonathan Eastman of the 1st Regt. of Infantry to be promoted to the rank of 2d Lieutenant in the Regiment of Artillerists, vice, Godfrey Bartles deceased—
And James Hanham of Maryland to be appointed Second Lieutenant in the Regiment of Artillerists.
Accept, Sir, the assurances of my high respect & consideration.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.