§ From Orchard Cook
9 October 1810, Wiscasset. Urges appointment of Gideon Granger to the Supreme Court. Also informs JM that because of ill health he will not seek reelection to Congress. Peleg Tallman of Bath has been nominated by local Republicans for the Twelfth Congress.
RC (DNA: RG 59, LAR, 1809–17, filed under “Granger”). 2 pp. Orchard Cook was a Republican representative from Massachusetts in the Ninth through Eleventh Congresses (1805–11).