February 13th. 1809
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following appointments in the First Legion of the Militia of the District of Columbia viz.
Joseph Cassin to be appointed Captain of Light Infantry
McCauley Haynes to be appointed Lieutenant ditto
William Dyson to be appointed Ensign ditto
Accept, Sir, assurances of my high respect & consideration.
PHi: Daniel Parker Papers.