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I now lay before you the treaty mentioned in my general message at the opening of the session, as having been concluded with the Kaskaskia Indians, for the transfer of their country to us, under certain reservations & conditions. Progress having been made in the demarcation of Indian boundaries, I am now able to communicate to you a Treaty with the Delawares, Shawanese, Poutewatamies, Miamis,...
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...
During the last recess of the Senate I have 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, viz. John Armstrong of New York Minister Plenipotentiary to France. James Monroe, our present Minister Plenipotentiary at the...
✓ I nominate James Bowdoin of Massachusets Minister Plenipotentiary for the US. at the court of Madrid ✓ George W. Irving of Massachusets to be Secretary of legation for the US. at the court of Madrid ✓ William Brown, late of Columbia, now of Orleans, to be Collector of New Orleans. ✓ William Lyman of Massachusets to be Surveyor & Inspector for New Orleans. ✓ Thomas Tingey of Columbia to be a...
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...
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...
√ I nominate John Graham of Kentucky, late Secretary of legation to Madrid, to be Secretary for the territory of Orleans. √ William Bellinger Bullock of Georgia to be Attorney for the United States in the district of Georgia. √ William Creighton of Ohio, to be Attorney for the United States in the district of Ohio. √ William Lyman of Massachusets to be Consul for the United States at London. √...
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...
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 the several persons named in the inclosed letter from the Secretary at War for the promotions and appointments in the army of the United States therein proposed for them respectively. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.