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The Situation of Affairs between Some of the Citizens of the United States and the Cherokee Indians, has evinced the Propriety of holding a Treaty with that Nation, for the purpose of extinguishing by Purchase, their Right to certain parcells of Land, and for adjusting and Settling other Points relative to the Safety and Conveniency of our Citizens. With this View and for these Ends I nominate...
I nominate Roger Gregory Junior of Virginia to be commissioner of the direct tax &c in the place of Thomas Tinsley who has resigned. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Edward Wyer of Massachusetts to be a Lieutenant in the Navy. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate John Jay Esqr. Govenor of the State of New York to be Chief Justice of the United States in the place of Oliver Elsworth who has resigned that office DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
A Resolution of both Houses of Congress, authorizing an adjournment on Monday the 16th of this month has been laid before me—Sensible of the severity of the service in so long a session, it is with great Reluctance, that I find myself obliged to offer any consideration, which may operate against the inclinations of the Members; but certain measures of Executive Authority, which will Require...
I nominate the following List of Gentlemen for Promotions and Appointments in the Army of the United States. Cavalry 2d: Lieutt. William Tharp 1st. Lieutt. vice Simmons, dismissed Artillerists and Engineers Major of the First Regiment, Lewis Tousard. Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of the Second Regiment First Regiment. Captain Moses Porter Major vice Tousard, promoted Lieutenant Jonathan...
I nominate Obadiah Trimmier of South Carolina to be a Commissioner of Valuations in the third Division of that state in the place of Robert Anderson resigned. Julius Nicholls Junior of South Carolina to be Inspector of survey Number three in that state, in the place of Eugene Brenen, whose Commission will expire at the End of the present session of the Senate DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S....
I nominate the following List of Officers in the Army Cavalry. Lieutenant James V. Ball Captain—vice Van Rensselaer.. appointed Major First Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers Major.. Henry Burbeck,,, Lieut. Col. Commdt. vice Rochefontaine dismissed 7. May 1798 Captain Mahton Ford Major vice Burbeck promoted... 7. Ma..1798 Lieutenant Piercy S. Pope Captain vice McRee resigned... 24 April..—...
I nominate Joseph Beale of Massachusetts to be a Lieutenant in the Navy George Washington Few of Rhode Island to be a Lieutenant in the Navy. Charles Webb of Virginia to be a Surgeon’s mate in the navy. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Edward Prebble of Massachusetts to be first Lieutenant of the Frigate The Constitution in the Place of Benjamin Lee who has declined his appointment and John B. Cordis of Massachusetts to be second Lieutenant of the same Frigate in the Place of William H Wattles, who is Said to be deceased. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Israel Ludlow of the North Western territory to be register of the land office at Cincinnati. James Findlay of the said territory to be receiver of public monies for lands of the United States at Cincinnati. Thomas Worthington of the territory to be register of the land office at Chilocothe Samuel Findley of the territory to be receiver of public monies for lands of the United...
I nominate Franklin Wharton of Pennsylvania to be a Lieutenant of Marines, in the Navy Joseph West to be a Surgeons Mate, in the ship Delaware DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the following Persons, for Officers to the Regiments directed to be raised, by a Law passed the Sixteenth day of July last. Cavalry Lieutenant Colonel John Watts................................. Virginia Majors. Solomon Van Rensselaer........New York John Tayloe................................ Virginia Captains. Richard Willing................. Pennsylvania Benjamin...
I nominate Daniel Mc.Neal of Massachusetts to be a Captain in the Navy—to take rank from the 5th of June 1798 Thomas Williams of Virginia also to be a Captain in the Navy DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate John Ellis and Adam Bingaman of Adams county—Alexander Montgomery & John Stampley of Pickering county & Flood McGrew of Washington County to be members of the legislative council in the Missisippi territory. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Thomas Ross of Pennsylvania to be Inspector of the Revenue for the first survey of Pennsylvania— DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
In conformity with your recommendation, expressed in your resolution of March, 6th 1798 I have entered into a friendly negotiation with the Bey and government of Tunis on the subject of the 14th article of the treaty of peace and friendship between the U.S. and that power The result of that negotiation I now lay before the Senate for their consideration Signed DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S....
I nominate William Hazard Wigg Esqr of South Carolina, to be Collector of the District of Beaufort in that State, and Inspector of the Revenue for that Port, in the place of John Grayson Esqr deceased. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate John Faulcon of North Carolina to be a Commissioner under the Act for the Valuation of Land and Dwelling Houses and the Enumeration of slaves for the third Division of that state in the Room of Joseph John Williams who has declined his Appointment William Peck to be Marshall for the District of Rhode Island Charles Burnham Cockran to be Marshall for the District of South Carolina,...
I nominate William Smith of Charleston South Carolina to be Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States at the Court of Portugal vice John Quincy Adams removed to the Court of Berlin Thomas Bulkely to be Consul General in Portugal vice Edward Church Superseded. Richard O’brian to be Consul of the United States, to the Dey and Regency of Algiers Charles Hall of Pensilvania to be an Agent for...
I now lay before you the instructions, given to our minister at the Court of Berlin, with the correspondence respecting the negotiation of the treaty with Prussia, according to your request of the 12 of this month DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate John Cassin, of Pennsylvania, to be a Lieutenant in the Navy. John W Whidbie, of Virginia, to be a Lieutenant in the Navy. Richard H. Lee Lawson, of Virginia, to be a Lieutenant in the Navy. Benjamin Champney, of New Jersey, to be a Surgeon in the Navy. Samuel R Marshall, of Pennsylvania, to be a Surgeon in the Navy. Charles Harris, of Maryland, to be a Surgeon’s mate, in the Navy....
I nominate Edward William Tilghman Esqr of Pensylvania to be Chief Judge of the third circuit of the United States in the place of Jared Ingersoll Esqr., who for satisfactory reasons has declined his appointment DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate William Linton of Virginia, to be Collector and Inspector of the Customs for the District of Dumfries and Newport, in the place of David Wilson Scott resigned DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Thomas Baker Wait, to be Surveyor and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Thomaston in the Massachusetts in the place of Samuel Winslow who has declined his appointment. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Joseph Forman of Maryland to be Consul of the United States at Rotterdam in the place of John Beeldermaker deceased. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
His Excellency John Jay Esquire Governor of New York, has informed me, that the Oneida Tribe of Indians, have proposed to sell a part of their Land to the said state, and that the Legislature at their late session, authorized the purchase; and to accomplish this object, the Governor, has desired that a Commissioner, may be appointed to hold a Treaty with the Oneida Tribe of Indians, at which...
I nominate Return Jonathan Meigs Junior, of Mariettta Esqr to be one of the Judges of the Territory of the United States, Northwest of the River Ohio, in the place of George Turner Esqr resigned. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
In compliance with your request, signified in your resolution of the twentieth day of this month, I transmit you a report, made to me, by the Secretary of State, on the same day; a letter of our late envoy to him of the fourth of October last , an extract of a letter from our minister plenipotentiary in London to him of the 22d of November last, and an extract of another letter from the...
I nominate the following Persons to be Marshals of the United States. John Hobby for the District of Maine. Phillip B. Bradley, for the District of Connecticut. Thomas Lowry for the District of New Jersey Samuel McDowell Junr for the District of Kentuckey, each for the term of four years to commence, on the twenty eighth of January current, when their present terms will expire. DNA : RG...