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I nominate George Johnston of New York to be Consul for the US. at Glasgow in Great Britain. Thomas Gamble of Pennsylvania to be Consul for the US. in the island of Santa Cruz. Thomas Nicholson of Maryland, who is Collector of Chestertown in Maryland to be Inspector of Revenue for the same. Jeremiah Clarke of Massachusets to be Collector for the district & Inspector of the revenue for the port...
Several vacancies having happened in the army of the United States, during the last recess of the Senate, I granted commissions as stated in the list herein inclosed, marked A. accompanied by a letter from the Secretary at war, which commissions will expire at the end of the present session of the Senate. I now therefore nominate the same persons for the same appointments. I also nominate the...
I nominate Meriwether Lewis of Virginia to be Governor of the territory of Louisiana. William Clarke of Indiana, now a 1st. Lieutt. of the regiment of artillerists to be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the 2d. regiment of infantry v. Thos. Cushing promoted. Thomas Todd of Kentucky to be an associate justice of the Supreme court of the United States. James Tremble of Tennissee to...
I nominate Lewis Cass of Ohio to be Marshal for the district of Ohio. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
Vacancies having happened, during the last recess of the Senate, in the following offices, I granted commissions to the persons herein named to them respectively. as these commissions will expire at the end of the present session of the Senate, I now nominate the same persons to the same offices respectively for appointment. James Prince of Massachusets Marshal of the district of Massachusets....
Some time had elapsed after the reciept of the late treaty between the United States and Tripoli, before the circumstance drew particular attention that, altho’ by the 3d. article the wife & children of the Ex Bashaw were to be restored to him, this did not appear either to have been done or demanded. still it was constantly expected that explanations on the subject would be recieved. none...
Some circumstance, which cannot now be ascertained, induced a belief that an Act had passed, at the last session of Congress, for establishing a Surveyor & Inspector of revenue for the port of Stonington in Connecticut; & commissions were signed appointing Jonathan Palmer of Connecticut to those offices. the error was discovered at the Treasury, and the commissions were retained: but not...
In compliance with the request made in the resolution of the Senate of Nov. 30. I must inform them that when the prosecutions against Aaron Burr & his associates were instituted, I delivered to the Attorney General all the evidence on the subject, formal & informal, which I had recieved, to be used by those employed in the prosecutions. on the reciept of the resolution of the Senate I referred...
I nominate Daniel Symmes of Ohio to be Register of the land-office at Cincinnati Samuel Gwathney of Indiana to be Register of the land-office at Jeffersonville in Indiana. Thomas G. Gibson of Ohio to be Register of the land office at Canton in Ohio. Edmund H. Taylor heretofore (and perhaps yet) of Kentuckey to be Reciever of public monies at Jeffersonville. John Sloane of Ohio to be Reciever...
Several vacancies having happened in the army of the United States, during the last recess of the Senate, I granted commissions as stated in the list hereto annexed marked A. accompanied by a letter from the Secretary at War, which commissions will expire at the end of the present session of the Senate. I now therefore nominate the same persons for the same appointments. I also nominate the...
I nominate John Shaw to be a Captain in the Navy. Philemon C. Wederstrandt to be a Master Commandant in the Navy. Winloch Clarke to be a Lieutenant in the Navy. Lewis Heermann } to be Surgeons in the Navy.
Altho’ it is deemed very desirable that the United States should obtain from the Native proprietors the whole left bank of the Mississipi, to a certain breadth, yet to obliterate from the Indian mind an impression deeply made in it, that we are constantly forming designs on their lands, I have thought it best, where urged by no peculiar necessity, to leave to themselves, & to the pressure of...
The posts of Detroit and Mackinac having been originally intended, by the governments which established and held them, as mere Depots for commerce with the Indians, very small cessions of land around them were obtained or asked from the Native proprietors, and these posts depended for protection on the strength of their garrisons. the principles of our government leading us to the emploiment...
I nominate Washington Boyd of the territory of Columbia, to be Marshal of the said territory. Mathurin Guerin of the territory of Orleans to be a member of the legislative council of Orleans, being one of two persons nominated to me by the House of representatives of that territory to supply the place of James Mather senr. resigned. Shadrack Bond junr. of Indiana territory to be a member of...
The Senate having advised and consented to the ratification of the treaty with the Ottoways, Chippeways, Wyandots and Pottewatamies concluded at Detroit on the 17th. day of November last: And also to the treaty concluded with the Choctaws at Pooshapukanuk on the 16th. of November 1805: I now lay them before both houses of Congress for the exercise of their constitutional powers as to the means...
I nominate William Hull now Governor of the territory of Michigan, whose commission will expire on the 1st. day of March ensuing to be reappointed Governor of that territory. Reuben Atwater of Vermont to be Secretary of the territory of Michigan. the same Reuben Atwater to be Collector of the District of Detroit & Inspector of revenue for the port of Detroit. Robert Williams now Governor of...
I nominate the persons whose names are stated in the annexed list signed by the Secretary at War for the promotions and appointments therein respectively proposed for them DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
In compliance with the resolution of the Senate of Feb. 26. I now lay before them such memorials and petitions for the district of Detroit, and such other information as is in my possession in relation to the conduct of William Hull Governor of the territory of Michigan, and Stanley Griswold esq. while acting as Secretary of that territory DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
In compliance with a resolution of the Senate of Nov. 30. 1807. I now transmit a Report of the Secretary of State on the subject of impressments as requested in that resolution. the great volume of the documents, and the time necessary for the investigation will explain to the Senate the causes of the delay which has intervened. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
A purchase having been lately made from the Cherokee Indians, of a tract of lands six miles square, at the mouth of the Chickamogga on the Tenissee, I now lay the treaty and papers relating to it before the Senate, with an explanation of the views which have led to it. It was represented that there was within that tract a great abundance of iron ore of excellent quality, with a stream & fall...
I nominate George Hodges of Massachusets to be Surveyor for the port of Salem. Robert Wickliff of Kentucky to be Attorney for the United States in the district of Kentucky. Hugh Lawson White of Tennissee to be Attorney for the United States in the district of East Tennissee. Return Jonathan Meigs, now agent for the US. with the Cherokees to be Commissioner to attend a negotiation & treaty...
When the Convention of the 7th. of January 1806. was entered into with the Cherokees, for the purchase of certain lands, it was believed by both parties that the eastern limit, when run in the direction therein prescribed, would have included all the waters of Elk river. on proceeding to run that line however, it was found to omit a considerable extent of those waters, on which were already...
I now transmit to the Senate the information requested in their resolutions of the 28th. instant from the Secretaries of the Treasury and War. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
The confidential papers desired by the resolution of yesterday, are now again sent to the Senate. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate George Hodges of Massachusets, now Surveyor of the port of Salem, to be also Inspector of revenue for the same port. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Ebenezer Elmer of New Jersey to be Collector of the port of Bridgetown in New Jersey DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate James H. McCulloch of Maryland to be Collector for the port of Baltimore. Benedict Van Pradelles now a Commissioner for settling land titles in the Eastern part of the territory of Orleans, to be Register of the land office in the same part of the territory. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Beverley Daniel of North Carolina to be Marshal for the district of N. Carolina. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
Agreeably to the request of the Senate in their resolution of yesterday, I have examined my papers, and find no letter from Matthew Nimmo of the date of Nov. 28. 1806 nor any other from him of any date but that of Jan. 23. 1807. now transmitted with all the papers in my possession which accompanied it. nor do I find any letter from John Smith of Ohio bearing date at any time in the month of...
I nominate Ebenezer Elmer of New Jersey, lately appointed Collector for the district of Bridgetown to be also Inspector of Revenue for the port of Bridgetown. Benjamin Parke of Indiana, to be one of the judges of the territory of Indiana, vice Thomas Davies decd. James Witherall of Vermont to be one of the judges of the territory of Michigan. Ryland Randolph of Virginia to be Surveyor &...
I nominate the several persons named in the inclosed list to the several appointments therein proposed for them by the Secretary at War. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Walter Winter of Maryland a midshipman from Mar. 22. 1799. George H. Geddes of Delaware, a midshipman from Oct. 14. 1799. George Merril of Connecticut, a midshipman from Feb. 5. 1800. William McIntosh of Georgia, a midshipman from Apr. 30. 1800. Samuel Woodhouse of Pensylvania, a midshipman from May 22. 1801. and William S. Butler of Pensylvania, a midshipman from Feb. 18. 1802. to...
I nominate William C.C. Claiborne, whose commission as Governor of the territory of Orleans will expire on the 17th. of January next to be Governor of the said territory for three years thence next ensuing. John Thompson, now Register of the land office in the Western district of the territory of Orleans, to be one of the judges of the sd territory of Orleans. John Gibson, whose commission as...
Vacancies having happened, during the last recess of the Senate in the following offices, I granted commissions to the persons herein named to them respectively. as these commissions will expire at the end of the present session of the Senate, I now nominate the same persons to the same offices respectively, for appointment. to wit Hart Massey of New York, Collector of the district of Sacket...
I nominate William Orr of North Carolina to be Collector for the district, and Inspector of revenue for the port of Washington in North Carolina. Richard S. Briscoe of the county of Washington in the territory of Columbia, to be one of the justices of the peace for the said county. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Several vacancies having happened in the army of the United States, during the last recess of the Senate, I granted commissions as stated in the list hereto annexed marked A. accompanied by a letter from the Secretary at War; which commissions will expire at the end of the present session of the Senate. I now therefore nominate the same persons for the same appointments. I also nominate the...
I nominate the several persons named in the inclosed list, signed by the Secretary at War, to the several commands therein proposed under the act of Apr. 12. 1808. for raising for a limited time an additional military force. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the several persons named in the inclosed list, signed by the Secretary at War, to the several commands therein proposed under the act of Apr. 12. 1808. for raising for a limited time an additional military force. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Hart Massey of New York, who was lately appointed, with the advice & consent of the Senate, Collector for the district of Sacket’s harbour, to be Inspector of the revenue for the port of Sacket’s harbour. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
According to the request of the Senate, in their resolution of November 14. that copies should be laid before them of all the orders & decrees of the belligerent powers of Europe, passed since 1791. affecting the commercial rights of the United States, I now transmit them a report of the Secretary of State of such of them as have been attainable in the department of State, & are supposed to...
According to the request expressed by the Senate in their resolution of Nov. 14. I now transmit a report of the Secretary of the Treasury, and Statement, shewing, as far as returns have been recieved from the collectors, the number of vessels which have departed from the United States with permission, & specifying the other particulars contemplated by that resolution. DNA : RG 46—Records of...
I nominate the persons whose names are stated in the letters marked A. B. and C. signed by the Secretary at War for the military appointments therein respectively proposed for them. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
The President of the United States to the Senator for the State of Certain matters touching the public good, requiring that the Senate shall be convened on Saturday the 4th day of March next, you are desired to attend at the Senate Chamber, in the City of Washington, on that day, then & there to receive and deliberate on such communications as shall be made to you. DNA : RG 59—DL—Domestic Letters.
I nominate the persons, whose names are stated in the inclosed letter from the Secretary at War for the military appointments therein respectively proposed for them. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
The secretary of the navy’s list of nominations of officers for the marine corps & of Surgeons mates for the navy was sent to the Senate this day. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson. I nominate Henry Caldwell of Massachusetts to be a captain in the Marine Corps in the place of Robert Rankin resigned. Robt. D. Wainwright of S. Carolina William Anderson of New Jersey
I nominate the persons whose names ares stated in the inclosed letter signed by the Secretary at War, for the military appointments therein respectively proposed for them. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
According to the resolution of the Senate of the 17th. instant I now transmit them the information therein requested respecting the execution of the act of Congress of Feb. 21. 1806. appropriating two millions of dollars for defraying any extraordinary expences attending the intercourse between the United States & foreign nations. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Genl. Henry Dearborne of Massachusets, now of the territory of Columbia, to be Collector of the district of Boston in Massachusets. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I herewith transmit a list of appointments made during the last recess of the Senate, under the act to raise for a limited time an additional military force, signed by the Secretary at War, and I now nominate the same persons for the same appointments then given them. I also nominate Thomas H. Holland of North Carolina to be a Surgeon’s mate in the army of the US. DNA : RG 46—Records of the...
I nominate Peter Sailly of New York to be Collector of the district of Champlain & Inspector of revenue for the same. Thomas Coles of Rhodeisland to be Collector for the district of Providence. Joseph Marquand of Massachusets to be Surveyor of the district of Newbury port. Nathaniel Williams of Massachusets to be Collector & Inspector of the revenue for the district of Dighton. William Otis of...