Adams Papers

From John Adams to United States Senate, 2 March 1799

March 2. 1799

Gentlemen of the Senate

I nominate the following Gentlemen for Offices in the Army

Lieutenant Colonel
Nathan Rice Massachusetts
Richard Hunnewell ditto
William Jones Massachusetts.
Phineas Ashmun Massachusetts
Joseph Peirce Junr. ditto
Arthur Lithgow ditto
Jonathan Andrews Rhode Island
George Woodward Vermont
Philip Cortland New York
Walter K. Cole New Jersey
James Read Pennsylvania
Benjamin Gibbs Junr. ditto
James Ashman ditto
Valentine Brothers Maryland
John W. Hacket ditto
Jonathan Hodgson ditto
Nathaniel Henry Virginia
Samuel Mackey Massachusetts
Benjamin Beale Junr. ditto
Charles P. Phelps ditto
Edmund Soper ditto
Daniel Bissell Vermont
Isaac Putnam Vermont
James Smith New York
Richard Baldwin ditto
George M. Ogden New Jersey
Thomas Swearingen Pennsylvania
Cromwell Pierce ditto
Henry Westcott ditto
Nelson Wade ditto
Lewis Howard ditto
James Battel Delaware
William Savin Maryland
Charles Clemments ditto
Van Bennet Virginia
Felix Wilton ditto
Seth Bannister Massachusetts
Samuel Winter Church ditto
Christopher Whipple Rhode Island
John W. Brownson Vermont
William Morrow Pennsylvania
Jabez Caldwell Delaware
John Adlum Maryland
Edward Ford ditto
Charles McCallister Virginia
John Heiskell ditto
Marcus Combs ditto
Willis Wells Junr ditto
Charles F Mercer Virginia vice Laurence Lewis declined
James Burn South Carolina

John Adams

DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.

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