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From John Adams to United States Senate, 28 February 1801

United States Feb 28 1801

Gentlemen of the Senate

I nominate The Hon Thomas Johnson Esqr of Frederick in Maryland to be Chief Judge

James Marshall Esqr of Alexandria and

William Cranch Esqr of the city of Washington to be Assistant Judges of the territory of Columbia

Thomas Swan Esqr of Alexandria to be Attorney for the district. I also nominate the three judges and Attorney to be justices of the peace in both Counties of the district

James M Lingan Esqr to be Marshall of the District

John Adams

DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.

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