January 6th. 1809.
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation Ensign Milo Mason of the fourth Regiment of Infantry, Cadets Christopher Vandeventer, Solomon G Conklin, & Augustus W. Magee and/or John Erving Junr. of Massachusetts / and John Fitzgerald of Maryland, to be appointed Second Lieutenants in the Regiment of Artillerists in the service of the United States
Accept Sir assurances of my high respect and consideration
DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.