James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Armstrong, 28 July 1813 (Abstract)

§ From John Armstrong

28 July 1813, War Department. “I have the honor respectfully to propose for your approbation the following appointments in the Army of the United States.”

RC and enclosure (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 13B-A1); letter-book copy of enclosure (DNA: RG 107, LSP). RC 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed by Armstrong. The enclosure (3 pp.) lists 46 appointments to the infantry, corps of sea fencibles, light artillery, peace establishment, and engineers. JM submitted the list to the Senate on 29 July (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 13B-A1; printed in 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 , 2:416).

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