Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Jacob Wagner, 28 January 1806

28 Jan. 1806

Dates of Commons.
Michael McClary— N. Hampshire— 3 May 1802
John Swartwout— N. York— 25 Jany. 1803
John Smith— Penna.—  same
Joseph Scott— Virginia—  same
Joel Lewis Delaware—  same

The above marshalls ought to have new commons. before the next Congress. In the other list but one alteration is necessary & which is marked in pencil.

J. Wagner

[Jefferson’s reply:]

McClary’s commn will not become vacant during this session: therefore need not be renominated till the next.

John Swartwout } these commissions appear, by my papers, to have been signed July 8. 1802. consequently need not be renewed till next session. will mr Wagner look further into this
John Smith
Joseph Scott

Joel Lewis. I can find nothing about him. but my memory says he was appointed about midsummer. to be ascertained


DNA: RG 59--State Department.

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