Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Dearborn, 25 November 1805

War Department Novemr. 25. 1805


I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following promotions and appointments in the Second Legion of Militia of the District of Columbia viz.

Adam Lyon to be appointed Captain of Light Infantry, vice Amos Alexander resigned.
Lewis Summers " Capt. of Artillery, vice John Longdon resigned
James W. Hove " Capt. of Infantry, vice Thomas Cook resigned
John Young " Capt. of Infantry, vice Jacob Geiger resigned
Edmund I. Lee " 1st Lieutenant of Cavalry, vice Samuel Croudson promoted
William Washington " 2d Lieut. of Cavalry, vice William H. Lyles removed out of the District.
William Herbert Jr. " Cornel of Cavalry, vice Enoch M. Lyles deceased

Ensn. Nathaniel McAllister to be promoted to Lieutenant of Light Infantry, vice Thomas Murray resigned.

William T. Peck to be appointed Ensign of Light Infantry, vice Nathaniel McAllister to be promoted.

Accept, Sir the assurances of my high respect & consideration

H. Dearborn

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