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Memorandum on Appointments, 29 May 1804

Memorandum on Appointments

Tomson J. Skinner of Massachusets to be Commissioner of loans for Massachus[ets]

William Few of New York to be Commissioner of loans for New York

Daniel Humphreys of New Hampshire to be Atty for the US. in the district of New Ha[mpshire]

Thomas Rutter of Maryland to be Marshal for the district of Maryland.

Joshua Prentiss of Massachusets to be Surveyor of the   of Marblehead and Inspector of the revenue for the port of Marblehead.

William G. Garland of Louisiana1 to be Naval officer for the port of New Orleans.

Robert Carter Nicholas of Kentucky to be Surveyor of the port of N. Orleans and Inspector of the revenue for the same.

Commissions to be made out accordingly

Th: Jefferson

May 29. 04.

PoC (DLC); text running off the edge of the paper. Recorded in SJL as “Appointments.”

On 9 Nov., TJ forwarded these recess appointments to the Senate for confirmation, except for William G. garland and Robert Carter nicholas. TJ submitted Garland’s nomination on 30 Nov. Nicholas declined his appointment (John Breckinridge to TJ, 22 Oct. 1804; TJ to the Senate, 9 Nov.; TJ to the Senate, 30 Nov.).

1Middle initial and “of Louisiana” interlined.

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