James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Eustis, 30 April 1812 (Abstract)

§ From William Eustis

30 April 1812, War Department. Lists proposed appointments in the U.S. Army for JM’s approval.

RC (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, 12B-A1); letterbook copies (DNA: RG 107, LSP). RC 3 pp. Forwarded by JM to the Senate in a message of 1 May 1812 (Senate Exec. Proceedings description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (3 vols.; Washington, 1828). description ends , 2:261). The letterbook includes two letters to JM dated 30 Apr. 1812; the two appointments from South Carolina proposed in the first letter and those from New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, South Carolina, New Jersey, and Vermont in the second letter are combined in the RC.

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