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I nominate Thomas Duncan Esqr. of Pensylvania to be Attorney and Hugh Barclay—do. to be Marshall of the Western district of of said state. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Enoch S. Lane of Virginia to be a Lieutenant of Marines DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
Know ye, That reposing special Trust and Confidence in the Wisdom, Uprightness and Learning of William Cranch of the District of Columbia, I have nominated, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate do appoint him one of the assistant Judges of the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Columbia; and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfil the duties of...
I nominate Jonathan Russell Esqr of Bristol in Rhode Island to be a collector of the port of Bristol in that State Nathaniel Phillips Esqr of Warren to be Surveyor of the Port of Warren and Barrington. Samuel Bosworth Esqr to be Surveyor of the port of Bristol. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the Hon. Frederick Frelinghausen Es. of N. Jersey to be Attorney of the U.S. for that district in the place of Lucius Horatio Stockton who has resigned that office DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate William Hammond Dorsey Esqr to be judge of the Orphans court in the County of Washington in the District of Columbia. John Peter to be register of Wills for the same County. John Herbert Esqr. to be Judge of the Orphans Court for the County of Alexandria. Clion Moore Esqr of Alexandria to be Register of wills for that County. The Hon. Thomas Sim Lee The Hon Tristram Dalton The Hon...
I nominate the following List of Promotions and Appointments in the Army First Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers. Lieutenant Peter Talman Captain vice Elliott resigned. Prescott Barron of Rhode Island, Surgeon’s Mate Second Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers. Lieutenant John Hancock Captain vice Eddins resigned Moses Swett of Vermont, Lieutenant vice Hancock promoted. Stephen Thomas...
I have considered the advice and consent of the Senate to the ratification of the Convention with France, under certain Conditions. Altho. it would have been more conformable to my own judgment & inclination, to have agreed to that instrument unconditionally, yet in this point, I found I had the misfortune to differ in opinion from so high a consitutional authority as the Senate. I judged it...
I pray you to have my account of compensation setled in all the necessary offices, & that you would give me an order on General Lincoln Collector of Boston for the ballance which will be due on the third of March MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
You are hereby requested to convey a certain Square, parcel or lot of Ground in the City of Washington, bounded as follows—Beginning in the line of the east side of eleventh Street east, at the distance of ninety feet south of the south-west corner of Square numbered nine hundred and eighty eight—thence east eight hundred and twenty six feet, six Inches—thence south four hundred and forty...
I nominate The Hon Thomas Johnson Esqr of Frederick in Maryland to be Chief Judge James Marshall Esqr of Alexandria and William Cranch Esqr of the city of Washington to be Assistant Judges of the territory of Columbia Thomas Swan Esqr of Alexandria to be Attorney for the district. I also nominate the three judges and Attorney to be justices of the peace in both Counties of the district James M...
The President asks Leave to insert William instead of Edward Tilghman in the nomination. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I transmit you a report of the Secretary of State, with sundry documents, relative to the subject of your resolution of the 24th instant. Printed Source--A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897. 10 vols. (Washington, 1896-1899)..
I transmit to you, in conformity with your request of the I7th instant, two reports, one from the Acting Secretary of War, the other from the Secretary of the Treasury, of the 26th, with details of the expenditure of the moneys appropriated by the acts of the 20th (4th) of May and 6th of July, 1798, and of the 10th of May, 1800. Printed Source--A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the...
I nominate Edward William Tilghman Esqr of Pensylvania to be Chief Judge of the third circuit of the United States in the place of Jared Ingersoll Esqr., who for satisfactory reasons has declined his appointment DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Louis C Baily of Maryland, now acting as Lieutenant on board of the eagle, to be promoted from the rank of midshipman to be a Lieutenant in the navy. Jacob Jones of Deleware a midshipman to be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in the Navy. Robert Greenleaf of Rhode Island to be a second Lieutenant in the marine corps vice Lieutenant Bell resigned Robert Hamilton Nicholls of Mary...
I nominate the Hon. Philip Barton Key of Maryland to be chief Judge of the fourth Circuit in the place of the Hon Charles Lee who has declined his appointment Charles Magill Esqr of the West district of Virginia to be a judge of the fourth circuit DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the Hon. Elijah Paine of Vermont to be Judge of that district in the place of Judge Hitchcock promoted Thomas Gibbons of Georgia to be judge of that district in the place of Judge Clay promoted. Turell Tufts Esqr. our consull at Surrinam to be commercial Agent at L’Orient Thomas Aborn of Rhode Island to be commercial agent at Cayenne. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the Honorable Thomas Bee of South Carolina to be chief Judge The Honorable John Sitgreaves of North Carolina and the Hon. Joseph Clay Jun of Georgia to be judges in the fifth circuit of the United States. sixth Circuit William McClung Esqr of Kentucky to be a Circuit Judge in the sixth circuit of the United States The Hon Jacob Read Esqr. Senator from South Carolina to be Judge of...
In order to save you the trouble and expence of purchasing horses & carriages, which will not be necessary, I have to inform you that I shall leave in the stables of the United States seven horses and two carriages with harness the property of the United States. These may not be suitable for you, but they will certainly save you a considerable expence as they belong to the studd of the...
The inclosed report to me, made by the Acting Secretary of War, on the 14 of this month, appears to be so well founded in all respects, that I recommend it to the consideration of Congress DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I transmit to Congress a report received this morning from Elias Boudinot, esq., Director of the Mint, dated February 13, 1801, which will require the attention and decision of Congress before the close of the session. Printed Source--A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897. 10 vols. (Washington, 1896-1899)..
I request of the Senate that the letter and journal of our late envoys to France and the copy of their instructions and other documents relative to that negotiation may be returned to me or to the Office of State. Printed Source--A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897. 10 vols. (Washington, 1896-1899)..
In order to save you the trouble and Expence of purchasing Horses and Carriages, which will not be necessary, I have to inform you that I shall leave in the stables of the United States seven Horses and two Carriages with Harness the Property of the United States. These may not be suitable for you: but they will certainly save you a considerable Expence as they belong to the studd of the...
Inclosed is a resolution of the house of Representatives of the 17 of this month relative to arms foundaries &c which I request you to take immediate measures to execute. With great esteem I am Sir your most obedient servant MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Inclosed is a letter to me from the Vice President of the U.S. with a resolution of the Senate, dated the 18 of this month & a certificate of the Vice President of the election of Aaron Burr to be the future Vice President of the United States. I request you to select a proper person, according to the usage in such cases, to proceed to N York and convey this certificate to Mr Burr With great...
I nominate Elizur Goodrich Esqr, member of the House of Representatives for Connecticut to be Collector of the Customs for New Haven in the place of David Austin deceased DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Henry Prebble Esqr. of Massachusetts to be Consul of the United States at Cadiz in Spain in the place of Mr. Iznardi John Jones Waldo of Massachusetts to be Consul Commercial Agent at Nantes in France Isaac Cox Barnet of New Jersey to be Consul Commercial Agent at Bourdeaux John M. Forbes of N York to be Consul Commercial Agent at Havre de Grace William Lee of Massachusetts to be...
I nominate the Honorable John Lowell Esqr of Massachusetts to be Chief Judge The Honorable Benjamin Bourne Esqr of Rhode Island and the Hon. Jeremiah Smith Esqr of New Hampshire to be judges of the first circuit under the act of Congress, in their present session, to provide for the more convenient organization of the courts of the United States John Davis Esqr. to be Judge of the district of...
I wish to know the pleasure of Congress and request their direction concerning the disposition of the property of the United States now in my possession; whether I shall deliver it into the hands of the heads of Departments, or of the commissioners of the city of Washington, or of a committee of Congress, or to any other persons Congress may appoint, to be delivered into the hands of my...