Department of War September 11. 1815.
I have the honor to enclose a copy of the opinion of the Attorney General on the subject of brevet Commissions. Copies have been sent to the Officers Commanding Departments, with a view, that if they had any arguments to urge on the subject previous to a final order, they might have an opportunity of doing so. I have the honor to be &ca.
DNA: RG 107--LSP--Letters Sent to the President.