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The President of the United States has decided to appoint William Davies Collector of Norfolk—to be superintendant of the Light Houses and other Establishments, which are provided within the State of Virginia for the protection of navigation. I have therefore to request, that you will cause the necessary Commission to be issued & transmitted to this Office. I have the honour to be very...
20 April 1801, Treasury Department. Encloses letter [not found] from John Hall, recent U.S. marshal for Pennsylvania. Notes that by law, census is under secretary of state’s direction. Seeks to know whether Hall must pay former assistants or whether successor will pay. “An advance to him is proper or otherwise as you shall settle this Question.” Requests an early reply. RC ( DNA : RG 59, ML )....
21 April 1801, Treasury Department. Returns letter of Mr. Barnes and recommends immediate appointment of collector in newly created customs district. Notes that “it is usual” for commissions to pass through Treasury Department so that necessary instructions accompany them. RC ( DNA : RG 59, ML ). 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Dexter; docketed by Wagner as received the same day. In his 9...