James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Eustis, 9 June 1812 (Abstract)

§ From William Eustis

9 June 1812, War Department. Lists proposed appointments in the U.S. Army for JM’s approval.1

RC (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, 12B-A1); letterbook copy (DNA: RG 107, LSP). RC 1 p. Forwarded by JM in a message to the Senate the same day (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 , 2:276).

1Eustis proposed the appointment of John Cummings of Georgia and Amasa Stetson of Massachusetts as deputy commissaries and Capt. George C. Bomford of New York as assistant commissary general of ordnance.

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