§ From John Armstrong
7 June 1813, War Department. “I have the honor respectfully to propose for your approbation the following appointments in the Army of the United States.”
Letterbook copy (DNA: RG 107, LSP). 2 pp. The appended list of nineteen appointments to the infantry and general staff of the U.S. Army included those of David R. Williams as Brigadier General and James Tilton as Physician and Surgeon General. JM submitted the nominations to the Senate in a message dated 9 June 1813 (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 , 2:352).