James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Armstrong, 3 February 1814 (Abstract)

From John Armstrong, 3 February 1814 (Abstract)

§ From John Armstrong. 3 February 1814, War Department. “I have the honor to submit for your approbation the following promotions in the Army of the United States.”

RC and enclosure (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, Nominations, 13B-A2); letterbook copy and letterbook copy of enclosure (DNA: RG 107, LSP). RC 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Armstrong. The enclosure (14 pp.; 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 2:480–92) listed three hundred and fifty-four promotions in the Corps of Engineers, artillery, infantry, and Regiment of Riflemen. JM forwarded the list to the Senate in a message dated 16 Feb. 1814, together with Armstrong’s first letter of 3 Feb. and one of 10 Feb. 1814 (ibid., 2:475, 480, 492).

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