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From John Adams to United States Senate, 25 February 1801

United States Feb 25 1801

Gentlemen of the Senate

I nominate the Hon. Philip Barton Key of Maryland to be chief Judge of the fourth Circuit in the place of the Hon Charles Lee who has declined his appointment

Charles Magill Esqr of the West district of Virginia to be a judge of the fourth circuit

John Adams

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

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