I have the honour to acknowledge the right of your Circular, of the 6th, the 9th Instant. Inclosed I send you a list of the officers of the 7th Regiment of Northumberland Militia, with the dates of their commissions on appointments, And I beg leave to mention for His Honour The Presidentís information that as Roger Woolcut was the oldest Lieutenant I Recommended him for a Captaincy, as there was a vacancy, Ensign John Richardson to be lieutenant, and Samuel Brock, an old Loyalists to be ensigns, they have some Militia duty as such for some time, there being another Ensigncy Vacant, I recommended Mr. Joseph I. Lousi and hope they may meet this Honours approbations.
Ensign Henry Ruttan is doing duty in the Incorporated Militia of this Country.
I have the honour to be Sir, Your most Obedient Humble Servant
1st Reg. North. Militia
Lieut. Col. Nathaniel Coffin, Deputy Adjunt General Militia, Kingston
Source: National Archives RG 9C1-B-1 Northumberland
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