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November 28th 1834
In answer to your verbal inquiry.
I transmit a report from the Adjutant General,
which states the facts and principles upon which
the date of your promotion was definitively fixed.
On an examination of the circumstances, I
coincide in the view taken by the Adjutant General.
Your Ob Serv
Lieut Geo. H. Talcon
M. S. Army