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I nominate Harrison Gray Otis, of Massachusetts, to be the Attorney of the United States for that District. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
Gentlemen of the Senate, and of the House of Representatives, The Measures, now in Operation, for taking Possession of the Posts of Detroit and Michilimackinac, render it proper that Provision should be made for extending to those Places and any others alike circumstanced, the civil Authority of the North Western Territory. To do this will require an Expence, to defray which the ordinary...
I nominate Simeon De Witt, of New York, to be Surveyor General. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate, Ebenezer Tucker, of New Jersey, to be Collector and Inspector of the Revenue for the District of Little Egg harbour in that State. Roger Boyce, of Maryland, to be Collector and Inspector of the Revenue for the district of Havre de Grace, in Maryland. Asa Andrews, of Massachusetts, to be Collector and Inspector of the Revenue for the District of Ipswich in Massachusetts. DNA : RG...
I nominate John Quincy Adams, at present Minister Resident of the United States at the Hague, to be their Minister Plenipotentiary at Lisbon. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I nominate Silas Talbot, of New York and John Trumbull, of Connecticut, Agents for the purpose of obtaining the release of impressed american citizens and others sailing under the protection of the american flag, and to execute the other duties prescribed for such agents by the Act of Congress passed on the 28th of the present month entitled "An Act for the relief and protection of american...
I nominate the following persons for appointments in the Army of the United States. John Wilkins of Pennsylvania to be Quarter Master General vice OHara resigned. Joseph Philips, Surgeon’s Mate in the First Sub Legion to be Surgeon of the third Sub Legion vice Heyward resigned. David Davis—to be Surgeons Mate in the first Sub Legion vice Philips promoted. Cyrus Dart—to be Surgeon’s Mate in the...