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I nominate Charles Tenant Porter of East Tenissee to be Marshal of East Tenissee for four years from the expiration of his present commission of Marshal. Edward Scott of East Tenissee to be Attorney for the US. in the district of East Tenissee. Algernon Sidney Stanford of Maryland to be Collector & Inspector of the revenue for the port and district of Vienna in Maryland. Ormond Tuley of North...
According to the desire expressed in your resolution of the 28th. instant, I now communicate a report of the Secretary of State with documents relative to complaints against arming the merchant ships & vessels of the US. & the conduct of the captains and crews of such as have been armed. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate William Hull of Massachusetts to be Governor of the territory of Michigan. Stanley Griswold of Connecticut to be Secretary of the territory of Michigan Samuel Huntington of Ohio to be a judge of the court in the territory of Michigan Frederick Bates of Michigan to be a judge of the court of the same territory Augustus B. Woodward of the territory of Columbia to be a judge of the...
In a message of the 14th. of January I transmitted a letter from the Secretary at war proposing certain military promotions & appointments, & nominating the persons accordinly by reference to the letter: which nominations the Senate afterwards advised & consented to. among these was the nomination of 2d. Lieutt. Henry Hopkins to be promoted to the rank of 1st. Lieutt. in the 2d regiment of...
I nominate Robert Williams of North Carolina to be Governor of the Missisipi territory. Daniel T. Tomkins of New York to be judge of the court of the District of New York. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Robert Smith, now Secretary of the Navy, to be Attorney General of the United States— Jacob Crownenshield of Massachusets to be Secretary of the Navy— Obadiah Jones of Georgia to be one of the judges of the court of the Missisipi territory. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I nominate Thomas Hill Williams of the Missisipi territory to be Register of the land office West of Pearl river. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I now lay before the Senate the several treaties & conventions following which have been entered into on the part of the US. since their last Session. 1. A treaty of peace & amity between the US. of America & the Basha-Bey & subjects of Tripoli in Barbary. 2. A treaty between the US. & the Wiandot, Ottawa, Chippawa, Munsee & Delaware, Shawanee & Putawatamy nations of Indians. 3. A treaty...
I nominate Joseph Willcox, whose commission as Marshall of the district of Connecticut will expire on the 20th. inst. to be Marshall of the same district for four years next ensuing that date. Benjamin Wall, whose commission as Marshall of the district of Georgia will expire on the 26th. of January next, to be marshall of the same district for four years next ensuing that date. Joseph...
Vacancies having happened during the last recess of the Senate in the following offices, I granted commissions to the persons herein respectively named, which commissions will expire at the end of the present session of the Senate. I now therefore nominate the same persons to the same offices respectively for appointment. John Breckenridge of Kentucky to be Attorney General of the US. Robert...