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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.