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From John Adams to United States Senate, 2 March 1801

United States March 2d. 1801.

Gentlemen of the Senate

I nominate William Hammond Dorsey Esqr to be judge of the Orphans court in the County of Washington in the District of Columbia.

John Peter to be register of Wills for the same County.

John Herbert Esqr. to be Judge of the Orphans Court for the County of Alexandria.

Clion Moore Esqr of Alexandria to be Register of wills for that County.

The Hon. Thomas Sim Lee

The Hon Tristram Dalton

The Hon Benjamin Stoddert

The Hon Uriah Forest

Daniel Carroll

John Mason

James Barry

Thomas Beall Esquires

William Thornton

Daniel Reintzell

Robert Brent

Thomas Peter

William Marbury

Thomas Addison

John Laird

Richard Forrest

Cornelius Cunningham

Marsham Waring

John Threlkeld

Lewis Deblois

William Hammond Dorsey

Joseph Sprig Belt

Abraham Boyd Esquires

to be justices of the peace for the county of Washington in the district of Columbia.

William Fitzhugh

Robert Townsend Hooe

Richard Conway

Charles Alexander

George Gilpin

Frances Peyton

George Taylor

Dennis Ramsay

Simon Summers

John Potts

Jonah Thompson

William Harper

Jonathan Swift

Abraham Faw

Charles Alexander Jun.

John Herbert

Cuthbert Powell

Jacob Houghman

Cleon Moore Esquires

to be justices of the peace for the County of Alexandria.

Samuel Hanson of Samuel to be Notary public for Washington and He[n]ry Moore to be Notary public for Alexandria County.

John Adams

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

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