United States June 26th 1798
Gentlemen of the Senate
I nominate William McGuire of Virginia to be Chief Justice of the Mississippi Territory—
William Henry Harrison Esqr: of Virginia to be Secretary of the Territory, north west of the River Ohio—
Josiah Blakely of New York to be Consul of the United States in St. Jago in the Island of Cuba—
DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.