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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 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...
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 Convention has been entered into between the United States and the Cherokee nation for the extinguishment of the rights of the latter & of some unsettled claims in the country North of the river Tennessee therein described. this Convention is now laid before the Senate for their advice & consent as to it’s ratification. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
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...
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, Nicholas Harwood Robert D. Thorn and John Brown now Surgeons Mates and Saml. R Trevett Jr. of Massachusetts Stephen C Blyden of Massachusetts Samuel Shaw of Vermont  to be Surgeons in the navy of the United States, Gustavus R Brown of Maryland Grafton D. Hanson of Maryland Thomas Lawson Jr. of Virginia Henry Fackler of Pensylvania Jesse Hand of Pensylvania John Reynolds of...