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From John Adams to United States Senate, 18 December 1800

United States Dec 18th 1800.

Gentlemen of the Senate

I nominate John Jay Esqr. Govenor of the State of New York to be Chief Justice of the United States in the place of Oliver Elsworth who has resigned that office

John Adams

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

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