To the Senate of the United States.
During the last recess of the Senate the following commissions have issued in the naval service. as these will expire at the end of the present session, the same persons are now nominated for re-appointment; to wit.
|×||Stephen Decatur jr. of Pensylva. to be a Captain in the Navy.|
|×||Charles Stewart of Pensylva.||}||to be Masters Commandant in the Navy.|
|×||Isaac Hull of Massachusets|
|×||Andrew Sterrett of Maryland|
|×||John Shaw of Pensylvania|
|×||Isaac Chauncey of New York|
|×||John Smith of South Carolina|
|×||Richard Somers of N. Jersey.|
|×||George Cox of Maryland|
|×||John H. Dent of Maryland to be a Lieutenant Commandant in the Navy|
|×||Starling Archer of Virginia||}||to be Surgeons in the Navy.|
|×||Nathaniel T. Weems of Virginia.|
|×||John Ridgely of Maryland.|
|×||William Rogers of Maryland|
|×||James Dodge of New York|
|×||Larkin Griffin of Maryland|
|×||Thomas Babbit of Massachusets|
Nov. 9. 1804.
DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.