James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Eustis, 22 May 1812 (Abstract)

§ From William Eustis

22 May 1812, War Department. Proposes for JM’s approval the appointment of Reuben Etting of Pennsylvania as a deputy commissary in the U.S. Army.

Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 107, LSP). 1 p. JM nominated Etting to the Senate on the same day; the Senate rejected the appointment on 25 May (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 , 2:268–69).

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