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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 &...
Vacancies having happened during the last recess of the Senate, in the following offices, I granted commissions to the persons herein named to each respective vacancy, 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. Brockholst Livingston of New York to be an Associate...
I nominate Peter Gansevoort junr. of New York to be a Brigadier General in the troops raised by virtue of an act entitled ‘An act to raise for a limited time an Additional military force’ Wade Hampton of South Carolina to be a Brigadier General in the same. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
During the last recess of the Senate I granted commissions for the offices and to the persons following, which commissions will expire at the end of the present session of the Senate. I therefore nominate the same persons to the same offices for reappointment, to wit William C.C. Claiborne late Governor of the Missisipi territory to be Governor of the territory of Orleans. John B. Prevost of...
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
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 Lewis Cass of Ohio to be Marshal for the district of Ohio. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I present for your advice a treaty entered into on behalf of the US. with the Creek Indians, for the extinguishment of their right in certain lands in the forks of Oconee & Okmulgee rivers, within the state of Georgia. for the purpose of enabling you to form a satisfactory judgment on the subject it is accompanied with the instructions of 1802. Apr. 12. to James Wilkinson, Benjamin Hawkins and...
According to the request of the Senate of yesterday, I now transmit the five printed memorials of the Agent for the ship New Jersey, in the one of which marked B. at the 9th. page will be found the letter relative to it from the Minister Plenipotentiary of the US. at Paris to the French minister of the treasury, supposed to be the one designated in the resolution. we have no information of...
I nominate Thomas G. Thornton Marshal for the district of Maine. Oliver Barnet of New Jersey to be Marshal for New Jersey: John Smith of Pensylvania to be Marshal for Pensylvania. Joseph Scott of Virginia to be Marshal for Virginia: Robert E. Cochran of S. Carolina to be Marshal for S. Carolina. John Childress of West Tennissee to be Marshal for West Tennissee. the several commissions of...