January 16. 1808
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation George W. Pike, Adam Larrabee, Patrick Byrne and John James Abert to be appointed Cadets in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States.
Accept Sir, assurances of my high respect and consideration
[Note by Jefferson:]
Jan. 18. 08.
PHi: Daniel Parker Papers.