February 16. 1809
I have the honor of proposing for your approbation the following promotions and appointment in the Regiment of Artillerists in the Service of the United States. viz
a First Lieut. Enoch Humphry, to be promoted to the rank of Captain, vice, John Saunders appointed Major in the Regiment of Light Artillery January 9th. 1809
a Second Lieut. Samuel Maclay to be promoted to the rank of First Lieut vice, Enoch Humphry, promoted Jany 9. 1809
a Abraham L Sands Cadet of New York to be appointed Second Lieutenant
Accept Sir assurances of my high respect & consideration
DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.