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From John Adams to United States Senate, 26 February 1801

United States Feb 26 1801.

Gentlemen of the Senate

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

John Adams.

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

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