To the United States Senate
United States [Philadelphia],
February 27th 1793.
Gentlemen of the Senate,
I nominate William Paterson, at present Governor of the State of New Jersey, to be one of the Associate Judges of the Supreme Court of the United States; vice, Thomas Johnson, resigned.1
LS, DNA: RG 46, Second Congress, 1791–1793, Senate Records of Executive Proceedings, President’s Messages—Executive Nominations; LB, DLC:GW.