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I nominate John Stephen of Maryland to be Attorney for the US. in the district of Maryland. Peter A. Schenck of New York to be Surveyor for the port of New York Philip De Peyster of New York to be a Consul for the US. in the island of Curaçoa DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Thomas Hill Williams of the Missisipi territory to be Register of the land office West of Pearl river. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate James Leander Cathcart, heretofore Consul of the United States at Tripoli, to be Consul of the United States for the island of Madeira. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I herewith transmit a list of appointments made during the last recess of the Senate, under the act to raise for a limited time an additional military force, signed by the Secretary at War, and I now nominate the same persons for the same appointments then given them. I also nominate Thomas H. Holland of North Carolina to be a Surgeon’s mate in the army of the US. DNA : RG 46—Records of the...
I nominate Caesar A. Rodney of Pensylvania to be Attorney General for the United States. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the several persons named in the inclosed list, signed by the Secretary at War, to the several commands therein proposed under the act of Apr. 12. 1808. for raising for a limited time an additional military force. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
The confidential papers desired by the resolution of yesterday, are now again sent to the Senate. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate James H. McCulloch of Maryland to be Collector for the port of Baltimore. Benedict Van Pradelles now a Commissioner for settling land titles in the Eastern part of the territory of Orleans, to be Register of the land office in the same part of the territory. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate George Hodges of Massachusets, now Surveyor of the port of Salem, to be also Inspector of revenue for the same port. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Ebenezer Elmer of New Jersey to be Collector of the port of Bridgetown in New Jersey DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
According to the desire expressed in your resolution of the 28th. instant, I now communicate a report of the Secretary of State with documents relative to complaints against arming the merchant ships & vessels of the US. & the conduct of the captains and crews of such as have been armed. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Peter Gansevoort junr. of New York to be a Brigadier General in the troops raised by virtue of an act entitled ‘An act to raise for a limited time an Additional military force’ Wade Hampton of South Carolina to be a Brigadier General in the same. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Lewis Cass of Ohio to be Marshal for the district of Ohio. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Beverley Daniel of North Carolina to be Marshal for the district of N. Carolina. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the persons whose names are stated in the annexed list signed by the Secretary at War for the promotions and appointments therein respectively proposed for them DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
According to the request of your Resolution of yesterday I again communicate the letter of the Minister Plenipotentiary of the US. at London to the Secretary of that government for foreign affairs dated Oct. 18. 1805. with a postscript of Oct. 25. but still in confidence that the matter of it shall not be made public. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Hart Massey of New York, who was lately appointed, with the advice & consent of the Senate, Collector for the district of Sacket’s harbour, to be Inspector of the revenue for the port of Sacket’s harbour. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I now transmit to the Senate the information requested in their resolutions of the 28th. instant from the Secretaries of the Treasury and War. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the several persons named in the inclosed list, signed by the Secretary at War, to the several commands therein proposed under the act of Apr. 12. 1808. for raising for a limited time an additional military force. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Frederic Bates of the territory of Michigan to be Secretary for the territory of Louisiana. And the same Frederick Bates to be Recorder of land titles in the same territory. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
According to the resolution of the Senate of the 17th. instant I now transmit them the information therein requested respecting the execution of the act of Congress of Feb. 21. 1806. appropriating two millions of dollars for defraying any extraordinary expences attending the intercourse between the United States & foreign nations. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate William Orr of North Carolina to be Collector for the district, and Inspector of revenue for the port of Washington in North Carolina. Richard S. Briscoe of the county of Washington in the territory of Columbia, to be one of the justices of the peace for the said county. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I nominate Genl. Henry Dearborne of Massachusets, now of the territory of Columbia, to be Collector of the district of Boston in Massachusets. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate for promotion and appointment in the army of the US. the several persons proposed in the annexed letter from the Secretary at War, of the 19th. instant. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
In compliance with the request of the Senate expressed in their resolution of Dec. 27. I now lay before them such documents and papers (there being no other information in my possession) as relate to complaints by the government of France against the commerce carried on by the citizens of the United States to the French islands of St. Domingo. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I submit a treaty concluded at Brownstown in the territory of Michigan, between the United States, and the Chippewas, Ottawas, Potawatamies, Wyandots & Shawanese on the 25th. day of November last, whereby those tribes grant to the United States two roads therein described: for the decision of the Senate whether they will advise & consent to the ratification of it. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I nominate George Hoffman of Michigan territory to be Collector of the district & Inspector of revenue for the port of Michillimackinac. Phineas Manning of New Jersey to be Collector of Perth Amboy Joshua Wingate of Massachusetts to be Collector of the district and Inspector of revenue for the port of Bath in Massachusets DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the several persons named in the inclosed letter from the Secretary at War for the promotions and appointments in the army of the United States therein proposed for them respectively. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Several vacancies having happened in the army of the United states, during the last recess of the Senate, I granted commissions as stated in the list herein inclosed, marked A. & signed by the Secretary at War, which commissions will expire at the end of the present session of the Senate. I now therefore nominate the same persons for the same appointments. I also nominate the persons, whose...
According to the request expressed by the Senate in their resolution of Nov. 14. I now transmit a report of the Secretary of the Treasury, and Statement, shewing, as far as returns have been recieved from the collectors, the number of vessels which have departed from the United States with permission, & specifying the other particulars contemplated by that resolution. DNA : RG 46—Records of...
I nominate to be Captains, Masters Commandant and Lieutenants in the navy of the United States the several persons as named in the annexed list, and for the several commands to which they are therein named respectively. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
According to the request of the Senate, in their resolution of November 14. that copies should be laid before them of all the orders & decrees of the belligerent powers of Europe, passed since 1791. affecting the commercial rights of the United States, I now transmit them a report of the Secretary of State of such of them as have been attainable in the department of State, & are supposed to...
I nominate Robert Williams of North Carolina to be Governor of the Missisipi territory. Daniel T. Tomkins of New York to be judge of the court of the District of New York. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I transmit for the consideration of the Senate a treaty entered into on behalf of the US. with the Piankeshaw Indians, whereby our possessions on the North bank of the Ohio are entirely consolidated: and I ask the advice and consent of the Senate as to it’s ratification. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the persons whose names ares stated in the inclosed letter signed by the Secretary at War, for the military appointments therein respectively proposed for them. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
In compliance with the resolution of the Senate of Feb. 26. I now lay before them such memorials and petitions for the district of Detroit, and such other information as is in my possession in relation to the conduct of William Hull Governor of the territory of Michigan, and Stanley Griswold esq. while acting as Secretary of that territory DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the persons whose names are stated in the letters marked A. B. and C. signed by the Secretary at War for the military appointments therein respectively proposed for them. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I nominate the persons, whose names are stated in the inclosed letter from the Secretary at War for the military appointments therein respectively proposed for them. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
I nominate Nelson Luckett now a Lieutenant of Marines to be a Captain in the regiment of Light Dragoons raised by virtue of an act entitled an act to raise for a limited time an additional military force. John W. Guion to be military agent for the Southern Department of the United States, in the place of Abraham D. Abrahams. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Joel Lewis of Delaware whose commission as Marshal of the District of Delaware expired yesterday, to be Marshal for the same district. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
The Senate having advised and consented to the ratification of the treaty with the Ottoways, Chippeways, Wyandots and Pottewatamies concluded at Detroit on the 17th. day of November last: And also to the treaty concluded with the Choctaws at Pooshapukanuk on the 16th. of November 1805: I now lay them before both houses of Congress for the exercise of their constitutional powers as to the means...
I nominate James Holmes of Georgia to be Collector & Inspector of the revenue for the district & port of Sunbury in Georgia. Joseph Bromley and Thomas Hewitt of the county of Washington in Columbia, to be justices of the peace for the said county DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the several persons named in the inclosed list to the several appointments therein proposed for them by the Secretary at War. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Robert Smith, now Secretary of the Navy, to be Attorney General of the United States— Jacob Crownenshield of Massachusets to be Secretary of the Navy— Obadiah Jones of Georgia to be one of the judges of the court of the Missisipi territory. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
In compliance with a resolution of the Senate of Nov. 30. 1807. I now transmit a Report of the Secretary of State on the subject of impressments as requested in that resolution. the great volume of the documents, and the time necessary for the investigation will explain to the Senate the causes of the delay which has intervened. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
A Convention has been entered into between the United States and the Cherokee nation for the extinguishment of the rights of the latter & of some unsettled claims in the country North of the river Tennessee therein described. this Convention is now laid before the Senate for their advice & consent as to it’s ratification. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
The President of the United States to the Senator for the State of Certain matters touching the public good, requiring that the Senate shall be convened on Saturday the 4th day of March next, you are desired to attend at the Senate Chamber, in the City of Washington, on that day, then & there to receive and deliberate on such communications as shall be made to you. DNA : RG 59—DL—Domestic Letters.
Several vacancies having happened in the army of the United States, during the last recess of the Senate, I granted commissions as stated in the list hereto annexed marked A. accompanied by a letter from the Secretary at War; which commissions will expire at the end of the present session of the Senate. I now therefore nominate the same persons for the same appointments. I also nominate the...
Most of the Indians residing within our Northern boundary on this side the Missisipi recieving from us annual aids in money & necessaries, it was a subject of complaint with the Sacs that they recieved nothing and were connected with us by no treaty. as they owned the country in the neighborhood of our settlements of Kaskaskia & St. Louis it was thought expedient to engage their friendship; &...
I nominate Washington Boyd of the territory of Columbia, to be Marshal of the said territory. Mathurin Guerin of the territory of Orleans to be a member of the legislative council of Orleans, being one of two persons nominated to me by the House of representatives of that territory to supply the place of James Mather senr. resigned. Shadrack Bond junr. of Indiana territory to be a member of...