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I transmit the Senate a Report of the Secretary of State complying with their Resolution of the 20th instant DNA : RG 59—TP—Territorial Papers.
I transmit to the Senate a report of the Secretary of State, complying with their resolution of the 28th of last month. Printed Source--American State Papers. 38 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1831-61)..
The Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of His Most Christian Majesty having renewed, under Special instructions from his Government, the claim of the Representative of Caron de Beaumarchais for One million of livres, which were debited to him in the settlement of his accounts with the United States, I lay before Congress copies of the Memoir on that subject addressed by the said...
A treaty of commerce between the United States and the King of Sweden and Norway having been concluded and signed on the 4th of September last by their plenipotentiaries, I lay the same before the Senate for their consideration and advice as to a ratification. Printed Source--American State Papers. 38 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1831-61)..
I lay before the Senate, for their consideration and advice as to a ratification, treaties concluded with the several Indian tribes, according to the following statement: A list of Indian tribes with whom treaties have been made since the last session of Congress, viz: Weas and Kickapoos. Treaty concluded at Fort Harrison, between Benjamin Parke and the chiefs and headmen of those tribes, June...
It being presumed that further information may have changed the views of the Senate relative to the importance & expediency of a Mission to Naples, for the purpose of negociating indemnities to our Citizens for Spoliations committed by the Neapolitan Government. I nominate William Pinkney Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Russia, to be Minister Plenipotentiary to Naples...
I lay before the Senate, for their advice as to a ratification, articles of a treaty and of a convention which has been concluded with the Cherokee nation, with documents relating to the losses by the Indians, for which indemnity is stipulated. Printed Source--American State Papers. 38 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1831-61)..
I nominate William Pinkney of Maryland to be Envoy extraordinary & Minister Plenipotentiary to Russia, with a special Mission to the King of Privately owned.
I lay before the Senate, for their consideration and advice, as to a ratification, a Treaty of Peace with the Dey of Algiers, concluded on the 30th day of June, 1815; with a letter relating to the same from the American Commissioners to the Secretary of State. Printed Source--Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States. 42 vols. (Washington, D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1834-56)..
I lay before the Senate, for their consideration and advice, as to a ratification, a Convention to regulate the commerce between the United States and Great Britain, signed by their respective Plenipotentiaries on the 3d of July last, with letters relating to the same, from the American Plenipotentiaries to the Secretary of State; and also the declaration with which it is the intention of the...
I nominate, Nicholas Harwood Robert D. Thorn and John Brown now Surgeons Mates and Saml. R Trevett Jr. of Massachusetts Stephen C Blyden of Massachusetts Samuel Shaw of Vermont  to be Surgeons in the navy of the United States, Gustavus R Brown of Maryland Grafton D. Hanson of Maryland Thomas Lawson Jr. of Virginia Henry Fackler of Pensylvania Jesse Hand of Pensylvania John Reynolds of...
The Emperor of Russia having at different periods indicated sentiments particularly friendly to the U. S. with a wish that a diplomatic intercourse shd. be established between the two Countries; and it being considered that in the relations of Russia to the predominant Powers of Europe must not only give her weight with them according to the vicicitudes of the war, but that her influence in...
The Emperor of Russia has, on several occasions, indicated sentiments particularly friendly to the United States, and expressed a wish, through different channels, that a diplomatic intercourse should be established between the two countries. his high station, & the relations of Russia to the predominant powers of Europe, must give him weight with them, according to the vicissitudes of the...
I nominate Nelson Luckett now a Lieutenant of Marines to be a Captain in the regiment of Light Dragoons raised by virtue of an act entitled an act to raise for a limited time an additional military force. John W. Guion to be military agent for the Southern Department of the United States, in the place of Abraham D. Abrahams. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I submit a treaty concluded at Brownstown in the territory of Michigan, between the United States, and the Chippewas, Ottawas, Potawatamies, Wyandots & Shawanese on the 25th. day of November last, whereby those tribes grant to the United States two roads therein described: for the decision of the Senate whether they will advise & consent to the ratification of it. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I nominate Peter Freneau of South Carolina to be Commissioner of loans for South Carolina. Philip Grymes; now District attorney of Orleans to be Register of the land office of the US. for the Eastern part of the said territory. Major Abimael Y. Nicoll of the regiment of Artillerists to be Adjutant & Inspector of the army. Robert Brent of the territory of Washington to be Paymaster of the army....
I nominate Peter Gansevoort junr. of New York to be a Brigadier General in the troops raised by virtue of an act entitled ‘An act to raise for a limited time an Additional military force’ Wade Hampton of South Carolina to be a Brigadier General in the same. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Humphrey Magrath, now sailing master, Charles C. B. Thompson James P. Wilmer. Francis Mitchell Robert M. Gamble John Nevitt Jacquelin B. Harvie now midshipmen    to be Lieutenants in the Navy William Winthrop, now a 2d. Lieutenant of Marines to be a 1st. Lieutenant in the Marine corps in the place of Lt. Johnson resigned. Matthew Boyle of Kentucky to be a 2d. Lieutenant in the...
I nominate Peter Sailly of New York to be Collector of the district of Champlain & Inspector of revenue for the same. Thomas Coles of Rhodeisland to be Collector for the district of Providence. Joseph Marquand of Massachusets to be Surveyor of the district of Newbury port. Nathaniel Williams of Massachusets to be Collector & Inspector of the revenue for the district of Dighton. William Otis of...
I nominate Genl. Henry Dearborne of Massachusets, now of the territory of Columbia, to be Collector of the district of Boston in Massachusets. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I herewith transmit a list of appointments made during the last recess of the Senate, under the act to raise for a limited time an additional military force, signed by the Secretary at War, and I now nominate the same persons for the same appointments then given them. I also nominate Thomas H. Holland of North Carolina to be a Surgeon’s mate in the army of the US. DNA : RG 46—Records of the...
According to the resolution of the Senate of the 17th. instant I now transmit them the information therein requested respecting the execution of the act of Congress of Feb. 21. 1806. appropriating two millions of dollars for defraying any extraordinary expences attending the intercourse between the United States & foreign nations. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the persons whose names ares stated in the inclosed letter signed by the Secretary at War, for the military appointments therein respectively proposed for them. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
In compliance with the Resolution of the Senate, so far as the same is not complied with by the Secretary of the Treasury, of the 20th. instant, The Secretary of State, respectfully reports, that neither the whole nor any portion of the two Millions of Dollars, appropriated by the Act of Congress of 21st: February 1806, "for defraying any extraordinary expenses attending the intercourse...
The secretary of the navy’s list of nominations of officers for the marine corps & of Surgeons mates for the navy was sent to the Senate this day. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson. I nominate Henry Caldwell of Massachusetts to be a captain in the Marine Corps in the place of Robert Rankin resigned. Robt. D. Wainwright of S. Carolina William Anderson of New Jersey
I nominate the persons, whose names are stated in the inclosed letter from the Secretary at War for the military appointments therein respectively proposed for them. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
The President of the United States to the Senator for the State of Certain matters touching the public good, requiring that the Senate shall be convened on Saturday the 4th day of March next, you are desired to attend at the Senate Chamber, in the City of Washington, on that day, then & there to receive and deliberate on such communications as shall be made to you. DNA : RG 59—DL—Domestic Letters.
I nominate the persons whose names are stated in the letters marked A. B. and C. signed by the Secretary at War for the military appointments therein respectively proposed for them. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
According to the request expressed by the Senate in their resolution of Nov. 14. I now transmit a report of the Secretary of the Treasury, and Statement, shewing, as far as returns have been recieved from the collectors, the number of vessels which have departed from the United States with permission, & specifying the other particulars contemplated by that resolution. DNA : RG 46—Records of...
According to the request of the Senate, in their resolution of November 14. that copies should be laid before them of all the orders & decrees of the belligerent powers of Europe, passed since 1791. affecting the commercial rights of the United States, I now transmit them a report of the Secretary of State of such of them as have been attainable in the department of State, & are supposed to...
I nominate Hart Massey of New York, who was lately appointed, with the advice & consent of the Senate, Collector for the district of Sacket’s harbour, to be Inspector of the revenue for the port of Sacket’s harbour. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I nominate the several persons named in the inclosed list, signed by the Secretary at War, to the several commands therein proposed under the act of Apr. 12. 1808. for raising for a limited time an additional military force. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the several persons named in the inclosed list, signed by the Secretary at War, to the several commands therein proposed under the act of Apr. 12. 1808. for raising for a limited time an additional military force. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate William Orr of North Carolina to be Collector for the district, and Inspector of revenue for the port of Washington in North Carolina. Richard S. Briscoe of the county of Washington in the territory of Columbia, to be one of the justices of the peace for the said county. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Several vacancies having happened in the army of the United States, during the last recess of the Senate, I granted commissions as stated in the list hereto annexed marked A. accompanied by a letter from the Secretary at War; which commissions will expire at the end of the present session of the Senate. I now therefore nominate the same persons for the same appointments. I also nominate the...
Vacancies having happened, during the last recess of the Senate in the following offices, I granted commissions to the persons herein named to them respectively. as these commissions will expire at the end of the present session of the Senate, I now nominate the same persons to the same offices respectively, for appointment. to wit Hart Massey of New York, Collector of the district of Sacket...
I nominate William C.C. Claiborne, whose commission as Governor of the territory of Orleans will expire on the 17th. of January next to be Governor of the said territory for three years thence next ensuing. John Thompson, now Register of the land office in the Western district of the territory of Orleans, to be one of the judges of the sd territory of Orleans. John Gibson, whose commission as...
I nominate Walter Winter of Maryland a midshipman from Mar. 22. 1799. George H. Geddes of Delaware, a midshipman from Oct. 14. 1799. George Merril of Connecticut, a midshipman from Feb. 5. 1800. William McIntosh of Georgia, a midshipman from Apr. 30. 1800. Samuel Woodhouse of Pensylvania, a midshipman from May 22. 1801. and William S. Butler of Pensylvania, a midshipman from Feb. 18. 1802. to...
I nominate the several persons named in the inclosed list to the several appointments therein proposed for them by the Secretary at War. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Ebenezer Elmer of New Jersey, lately appointed Collector for the district of Bridgetown to be also Inspector of Revenue for the port of Bridgetown. Benjamin Parke of Indiana, to be one of the judges of the territory of Indiana, vice Thomas Davies decd. James Witherall of Vermont to be one of the judges of the territory of Michigan. Ryland Randolph of Virginia to be Surveyor &...
Agreeably to the request of the Senate in their resolution of yesterday, I have examined my papers, and find no letter from Matthew Nimmo of the date of Nov. 28. 1806 nor any other from him of any date but that of Jan. 23. 1807. now transmitted with all the papers in my possession which accompanied it. nor do I find any letter from John Smith of Ohio bearing date at any time in the month of...
I nominate Beverley Daniel of North Carolina to be Marshal for the district of N. Carolina. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate James H. McCulloch of Maryland to be Collector for the port of Baltimore. Benedict Van Pradelles now a Commissioner for settling land titles in the Eastern part of the territory of Orleans, to be Register of the land office in the same part of the territory. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Ebenezer Elmer of New Jersey to be Collector of the port of Bridgetown in New Jersey DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate George Hodges of Massachusets, now Surveyor of the port of Salem, to be also Inspector of revenue for the same port. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
The confidential papers desired by the resolution of yesterday, are now again sent to the Senate. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I now transmit to the Senate the information requested in their resolutions of the 28th. instant from the Secretaries of the Treasury and War. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
When the Convention of the 7th. of January 1806. was entered into with the Cherokees, for the purchase of certain lands, it was believed by both parties that the eastern limit, when run in the direction therein prescribed, would have included all the waters of Elk river. on proceeding to run that line however, it was found to omit a considerable extent of those waters, on which were already...
I nominate George Hodges of Massachusets to be Surveyor for the port of Salem. Robert Wickliff of Kentucky to be Attorney for the United States in the district of Kentucky. Hugh Lawson White of Tennissee to be Attorney for the United States in the district of East Tennissee. Return Jonathan Meigs, now agent for the US. with the Cherokees to be Commissioner to attend a negotiation & treaty...
A purchase having been lately made from the Cherokee Indians, of a tract of lands six miles square, at the mouth of the Chickamogga on the Tenissee, I now lay the treaty and papers relating to it before the Senate, with an explanation of the views which have led to it. It was represented that there was within that tract a great abundance of iron ore of excellent quality, with a stream & fall...