Memorandum to James Madison
Commissions to be issued to
Samuel Ward of Massachusets to be Naval officer for the district of Salem in Massachusets.
Samuel Osgood of New York to be Naval officer for the district of New York
George House of Connecticut to be Master of a revenue cutter.3
May 10. 1803.
MS (MH); entirely in TJ’s hand; with check marks later added by a clerk to the left of each entry; addressed: “The Secretary of State.” PrC (DLC); pressed on same sheet as TJ to Gabriel Duvall, [10 May]; lacks check marks.
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3. TJ here canceled “at New London in Connecticut.”