May 30th. 1807
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following promotions in the Army of the United States. Viz
Regiment of Artillerists
1st. Lieut. Lewis Howard to be Capt., vice, William Yates resigned 1st. November 1806
1st. Lieut. William Cocks to be Captain, vice, George Waterhouse deceased 11th April 1807.
2d Lieut Porter Hanks to be 1st Lieut, vice, Stephen Worsell resigned 31 December 1806.
2d. Lieut. Thomas Murray to be 1st Lieut, vice William Cocks promoted 11 April 1807.
First Regt of Infantry.
1st Lieut Eli B. Clemson to be Captain, vice, Meriwether Lewis resigned 4 March 1807.
2d Lieut William Whistler to be 1st Lieut. vice, Eli B. Clemson promoted 4 March 1807
Ensign John F. Bowie to be 2d Lieut. vice William Whistler promoted
Second. Regt. of Infantry.
1st. Lieut. Edmund P. Gaines to be Captain, vice, John Hanes resigned 28 February 1807
2d Lieut. Gilbert C. Russell to be 1st. Lieut vice Edmund P. Gaines promoted 28 February 1807
Ensign John Pemberton to be 2d Lieut, vice, Gilbert C Russell promoted February 28. 1807
Accept Sir assurances of my high respect and considerations