James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Eustis, 2 July 1812 (Abstract)

§ From William Eustis

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

RC (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, 12B-A1). 1 p. JM forwarded the RC, listing nine nominations for infantry colonel, three for lieutenant colonel of infantry, two for infantry major, one for artillery colonel, one for lieutenant colonel of artillery, two for artillery major, one for lieutenant colonel of light dragoons, and one for deputy commissary, in his 2 July 1812 message to the Senate (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 , 2:283, 284).

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