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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...
I nominate Benjamin Stoddert of Maryland to be Secretary of the Navy, in the Place of George Cabott who has declined his appointment. George Woodruff of Georgia to be Attorney for the District of Georgia in the Place of Charles Jackson resigned Frederick William Lutze of Stetin in Prussia to be Consul of the United States at Stetin. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Elizur Goodrich Esqr, member of the House of Representatives for Connecticut to be Collector of the Customs for New Haven in the place of David Austin deceased DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Jeremiah Smith of New Hampshire to be Attorney of the United States for that district, in the room of Edward St. Loe Livermore resigned William Willis a Native Citizen of the United States, to be their Consul for the Republic of Venice Frederick H. Wallaston of a mercantile House established at Genoa to be Consul of the United States for that Republic James Leander Cathcart a...
I nominate The Honourable John Sloss Hobart Esqr to be Judge of the District of New York in the Place of Robert Troup Esqr resigned. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Adolph C. Lent of New York to be surgeons mate in the navy. Killeair H Van Renselar of New York to be lieutenant in the navy. Richard Salter Tibbits of Massachusetts to be lieutenant in the navy. George R. Turner of Massachusetts to be lieutenant in the navy Joshua G Symmes of Massachusetts to be Surgeon in the navy Thomas Hoist of Massachusetts to be second lieutenant of marines...
I nominate Samuel Winslow Esquire of Massachusetts to be Surveyor and Inspector of the Revenue for the port of Thomaston in the district of Waldoborough, in that State, in the place of Thomas Vose Esqr: resigned DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
One, “intituled an Act extending the privilege of franking, to William Henry Harrison, the delegate from the territory of the United States, North West of the Ohio and making provision for his compensation.” The other, “Intituled an Act to provide for the supplementary to the Act, intituled an Act,—to provide for the valuation of lands & dwelling-houses and the enumeration of Slaves within the...
I wish, by the leave of the Senate, to recall my former Message containing Nominations of Officers for the Mississippi Territory, and to nominate others vizt. Winthrop Sargent, Secretary of the North Western Territory to be Governor. John Steel of Virginia to be Secretary and Peter Bryan Bruin of the Mississippi Territory to be the Second Judge and Daniel Tilton of New Hampshire to be the...
I nominate Daniel Hawley of New York to be Consul of the United States at the Havannah in the Island of Cuba DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate William McGuire of Virginia to be Chief Justice of the Mississippi Territory— William Henry Harrison Esqr: of Virginia to be Secretary of the Territory, north west of the River Ohio— Josiah Blakely of New York to be Consul of the United States in St. Jago in the Island of Cuba— DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the following persons for promotions and appointments in the Army of the United States. Dragoons. Stephen G. Simmons Lieutenant vice Slough resigned Charles Warfield Cornet vice Ball promoted William Tharp ditto vice McDermot promoted. First Regiment of Infantry. William H. Harrison Captain vice Kingsbury promoted 15. May 1797 Nicholas Rosencrantz Lieutenant vice Harrison ditto
I send you for your consideration a treaty with the Oneida nation of Indians made on the first day of June 1798 at their village. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the Honorable John Lowell Esqr of Massachusetts to be Chief Judge The Honorable Benjamin Bourne Esqr of Rhode Island and the Hon. Jeremiah Smith Esqr of New Hampshire to be judges of the first circuit under the act of Congress, in their present session, to provide for the more convenient organization of the courts of the United States John Davis Esqr. to be Judge of the district of...
I nominate Robert Starke—of Virginia—to be a surgeon’s Mate in the Navy. Sterling Archer—of Virginia—to be a surgeon’s Mate in the Navy. Thomas G Price—of Virginia to be a Surgs. Mate in the Navy DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the Honourable Jonathan Dayton of New Jersey to be Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers in the place of La Rochefontaine William Ward Burrows of Pennsylvania to be Major of Marines under the Act for establishing and organizing a Marine Corps. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Lewis Tousard Lieutenant Colonel of Artillerists & Engineers to be Inspector of Artillery under the Act of July 16th 1798 DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate William Willis our Consul at Venice to be Consul of the United States at Barcelona in Spain DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the following List of Promotions and Appointments in the Army First Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers. Lieutenant Peter Talman Captain vice Elliott resigned. Prescott Barron of Rhode Island, Surgeon’s Mate Second Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers. Lieutenant John Hancock Captain vice Eddins resigned Moses Swett of Vermont, Lieutenant vice Hancock promoted. Stephen Thomas...
In conformity with your request, I transmit you a return from the War office, of those officers, who have been appointed under the act, entitled an Act to augment the army of the United States & for other purposes, designating such officers, who have accepted their appointments & those who have declined accepting, resigned their commissions, died, &c. A report from the Secretary of War, which...
I nominate Henry Seton of New York, to be a Lieutenant in the Navy DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.