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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 Stephen of Maryland to be Attorney for the US. in the district of Maryland. Peter A. Schenck of New York to be Surveyor for the port of New York Philip De Peyster of New York to be a Consul for the US. in the island of Curaçoa DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
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.
Most of the Indians residing within our Northern boundary on this side the Missisipi recieving from us annual aids in money & necessaries, it was a subject of complaint with the Sacs that they recieved nothing and were connected with us by no treaty. as they owned the country in the neighborhood of our settlements of Kaskaskia & St. Louis it was thought expedient to engage their friendship; &...
I nominate James Leander Cathcart, heretofore Consul of the United States at Tripoli, to be Consul of the United States for the island of Madeira. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
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...
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...
During the last recess of the Senate the following commissions have issued in the naval service. as these will expire at the end of the present session, the same persons are now nominated for re-appointment; to wit. × Stephen Decatur jr. of Pensylva. to be a Captain in the Navy. × Charles Stewart of Pensylva. } to be Masters Commandant in the Navy. × Isaac Hull of Massachusets × Andrew...
I nominate Caesar A. Rodney of Pensylvania to be Attorney General for the United States. 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.
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 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...
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...
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.
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...
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 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...
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....
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 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...
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.
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 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...
√ I nominate James Monroe now Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States at the court of London, & William Pinckney of Maryland to be Commissioners Plenipotentiary & Extraordinary for settling all matters of difference between the United States & the United kingdoms of Great Britain & Ireland relative to wrongs committed between the parties on the high seas or other waters, & for...
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...
I nominate William Cranch, now an Assistant judge of the circuit court for the district of Columbia, to be Chief judge of the same court in the place of Wm. Kelty resigned. Pierrepoint Edwards late Attorney for the District court of Connecticut to be judge of the same court. Phineas Manning lately appointed Collector of the District of Perth-Amboy to be also Inspector of the revenue for the...
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.
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...
According to the request of your Resolution of yesterday I again communicate the letter of the Minister Plenipotentiary of the US. at London to the Secretary of that government for foreign affairs dated Oct. 18. 1805. with a postscript of Oct. 25. but still in confidence that the matter of it shall not be made public. 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.
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...
I nominate Waller Taylor of Virginia to be one of the judges of the US. for the territory of Indiana. Otto Shrader of Pensylvania to be one of the judges of the US. for the territory of Louisiana. Robert Brent of the territory of Columbia to be judge of the Orphan’s court for the county of Washington in the same territory. John Mason of the territory of Columbia, Thomas Moore of Maryland and...
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.
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 Peter Freneau of South Carolina to be Commissioner of loans for South Carolina. Philip Grymes; now District attorney of Orleans to be Register of the land office of the US. for the Eastern part of the said territory. Major Abimael Y. Nicoll of the regiment of Artillerists to be Adjutant & Inspector of the army. Robert Brent of the territory of Washington to be Paymaster of the army....
I nominate Peter Walsh, a citizen of the US. resident at Cette in France, to be Commercial Agent for the US. at Cette. John Lyle of New York to be Consul of the US. at Curraçoa. Hezekiah Huntington of Connecticut to be Attorney for the US. in the district of Connecticut. Joseph Deville Bellechasse, John W. Gurley, John Baptist Mc.Carty, Jean Noel Detrehan, & Pierre Sauvé, to be members of the...
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...
I now lay before you a treaty entered into on the 18th. day of August of the present year, between the US. on the one part and the Delaware Indians on the other, for the extinguishment of their title to a tract of country between the Ohio and Wabash rivers: and another of the 27th. day of the same month between the US. and the Piankeshaws for a confirmation of the same by the latter, together...
I nominate Frederic Bates of the territory of Michigan to be Secretary for the territory of Louisiana. And the same Frederick Bates to be Recorder of land titles in the same territory. 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.