4 October 1801, Spring Garden, Hanover. Recommends Laurence Muse, customs collector at the port of Tappahannock, for the same post at Norfolk, where Muse has heard there will probably be a vacancy.1
RC (owned by Walter N. Eastburn, East Orange, N.J., 1961). 2 pp.
1. Muse never received the appointment. Incumbent William Davies resigned for reasons of health in 1804 and was replaced by Wilson Cary Nicholas (Norfolk Gazette and Publick Ledger, 20 Oct. 1804; Senate Exec. Proceedings description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (3 vols.; Washington, 1828). description ends , 1:471).