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From John Adams to United States Senate, 21 February 1801

United States Feb 21st 1801.

Gentlemen of the Senate

I nominate the Honorable Thomas Bee of South Carolina to be chief Judge

The Honorable John Sitgreaves of North Carolina and the Hon. Joseph Clay Jun of Georgia to be judges in the fifth circuit of the United States.

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William McClung Esqr of Kentucky to be a Circuit Judge in the sixth circuit of the United States

The Hon Jacob Read Esqr. Senator from South Carolina to be Judge of that district in the place of Judge Bee

The Honorable William H Hill Esqr. member of the house of Representatives from North Carolina to be Judge of that district in place of Judge Sitgreaves.

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Samuel Blackbourn Esqr to be Attorney for the Western district of Virginia

Robert Grattan of Stanton in Virginia to be Marshall of the Western district of Virginia

Thomas Gray Esqr. of the district of East Tennessee to be Attorney for the said district.

Charles J Porter Esqr of the district of East Tennessee to be Marshall of the said district.

William Pitt Beers Esqr of Albany to be Attorney of the United States for the district of Albany

James Dole Esqr of Troy in the district of Albany to be Marshall of that district.

J. C. Mounflorence of N. Carolina to be Commercial Agent for the United States at Paris

John Adams

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

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