James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John G. Munn, 11 September 1815

City of Hartford, Connt:
11th: of Septemr. 1815


The undersigned begs leave once more to address you. Since his return from the City of Washington he has been favoured with Recommendations from a number of the most Respectable Citizens of this State, as also from se⟨veral di blot⟩stinguished Officers of the present Army with w⟨hom⟩ he has had the Honor to serve in the late War, forwarded to the War Department; Viz (the Governor of Connecticut, Messrs: C Babcock, J Bull, T Tindall, H Seymour, J Russ, and Jonathan Law, Esquire; of the Army, Majr: Murdoch, Majr: Watson, Majr: Ketchem, Capn: White, Capn: Clarke, & several Subalterns all of the 6th: Regt: of Infantry; and haveing recd: incouragements from Genl. Ripley, and Lieut: Col: Roswell Lee late of the Army now Superintendent of the Armory at Springfield Massachusetts, that they would make intersestion for your partishioner to the Department of War in his behalf. He has no doubt but they have fullfilled their engagement before this; the whole of which it is hoped will be laid before your Excellency on your return to the Seat of Government; If those Recommendations herein mentioned should prove satisfactory to your Excellency in somuch as to Honor the undersigned with an Appointment your humble partishioner sincerely solisits the favour of the Appointment of Military Store Keeper and Pay Master of the Armourers at Springfield Masstts: in preference of being restored again in the army with his original Rank. If past services and pursonal Reputation are deemed sufficient, a favour from you would be greatfully accepted by your most Obedient and very humble servant

John G Munn
late 1st: Lieut: 25 Infantry

DNA: RG 94--Letters Received by the Office of the Adjutant General.

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