Cramahe 10th June 1814
I have the honour to acknowledge that receipt of you circular of the 6th, the 9th Instant. Inclosed I send you a list of the officers of the 1st regiment of Northumberland Militia, with the dates of their commissions or appointments; and I beg leave to mention for His Honour the Presidentís information that as Roger Woolcut was the oldest Lieutenant I recommend him for a Captaincy as there was a vacancy; Ensign John Richardson to be Lieutenant and M. Samuel Brock, an old Loyalist, to be Ensign; they have done Militia duty as such for some time, there being another Ensigncy vacant, I recommended M. Joseph J. Losie and hope they may meet His Honourís approbation. Ensign Henry Ruttan is doing duty in the Incorporated Militia up the Country.
I have the honour to be your most obedient and humble servant Mo. Peters Lieutenant Colonel 1st Regiment Northumberland Militia
To: Lieutenant Colonel Nathaniel Coffin Deputy Adjutant General Militia Kingston
State of Commission, 10th June 1814
Source: National Archives RG 9C1-B-1 Northumberland 1814
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