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I nominate Anderson Mc.Williams of Virginia to be Surveyor and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Fredericksburgh in the District of Tappahannock, in the Place of Thomas Moffat Superceeded. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I have received a Letter from his Excellency Thomas Mifflin Governor of Pennsylvania enclosing some documents, which I judge it my duty to lay before Congress without loss of time— As my opinion coincides entirely with that of his Excellency the Governor, I recommend the subject to the consideration of both Houses of Congress whose authority alone appears to me adequate to the occasion— DNA :...
Conceiving it proper that you should be informed of the arrangements, regulations and instructions, relative to the most important objects in the department of War, I have caused the same to be copied, and herewith respectfully submit them— With the greatest respect / I have the honor to be / Sir / Your obed servant MHi : Adams Papers.
On the subject of your letter it will be proper for you to write to Mr Wolcott or to Mr. Miller the Commissioner of the Customs or both, in whose Departments the Business lies.— I am, Sir with much Esteem / Your Most obedient, MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Having ventured to differ a little in Sentiment from your late excellent Friend, let me beg your acceptence of a Volume in which his opinion is discussed—Mr. Thomas Boylston, a Merchant of Boston, will have the Honor to deliver this trifling testimony of a Respect to you and your family; from Yours &c MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have the honour to submit for your approbation the inclosed list for promotions and appointments in the Twelfth Regiment of Infantry, and request if approved your authority to announce to the several candidates their respective appointments—I also submit the recommendations of those who are nominated as second Lieutenants. I have the honour to be, with the greatest respect, Sir, / Your most...
The House of Representatives have passed a bill, entitled “An act repealing, after the last day of June next, the duties heretofore laid upon distilled spirits imported from abroad, and laying others in their stead; and also upon spirits distilled within the United States, and for appropriating the same;” in which they desire the concurrence of the Senate. Printed Source--Senate Journal.
The President is requested to return the inclosed letter &c after having perused it to the Secy. of War. Israel Chapin is agent for Indian Affairs. With great respect I have the honor to be Sir / Your most obt. DLC : James McHenry Papers.
Inclosed is a letter from Capt Seymour Potter of Boston with recommendations from several respectable characters for a lieutenancy in the Navy, from his appearance & behavior & the character I hear of him, I believe he will be a good officer, & if there is a vacancy, you may appoint him. Inclosed is a letter from lieutenant Haswell recommending his brother John Montresor Haswell to be a...
I recd. your Letter of the 9th. by the Mail which arrived here on the 24 Instant on the Return of Mr. Son and his Sisters from their Tour thro’ the Eastern States, it gave me pleasure to learn from them, that they had paid their Respects to you—that they found you and Mrs. Adams in good Health, and that I might expect a Letter from you—that expectation induced me to postpone expressing to you...