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I lay before You an Official Statement of the Expenditure to the end of the Year 1796, from the Sums heretofore granted to defray the Contingent Charges of the Government. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate. Dr. Account of the Application of the Grants made by Congress for the Contingent Charges of Government, from the 1. January to the 31. Decem. 1796 Cr. 1796 Dollars Cts Dolls Cts To the...
Gentlemen of the Senate and of the House of Representatives By an Act of Congress passed in the 26th of May 1790 it was declared that the Inhabitants of the territory of the United States south of the river Ohio, should enjoy all the privileges, benefits and advantages set forth in the ordinance of Congress for the government of the territory of the United States north-West of the river Ohio;...
Herewith I lay before you, a letter from the Attorney General of the United States relative to compensation to the Attornies of the United States in the several districts; which is recommended to your consideration. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
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 Philip Burr Bradley of Connecticut, to be Marshal of and for the Connecticut district, continued, the legal term of his former appointment having expired. LS , DNA : RG 46, Third Congress, 1793–95, Senate Records of Executive Proceedings, President’s Messages—Executive Nominations; LB , DLC:GW . For Bradley’s original nomination to this position, see GW to U.S. Senate, 24 Sept. 1789...
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...
United States [New York] Gentlemen of the Senate, May 31st 1790 M. de Poiery served in the American Army for several of the last years of the late war, as Secretary to Major General the Marquis de la Fayette, and might probably at that time have obtained the Commission of Captain from Congress upon application to that Body. At present he is an officer in the French National Guards, and...
An unexpected circumstance having obliged Jeremiah Wadsworth, to decline his appointment of Commissioner to hold a Treaty with the Cohnawaga Indians, stiling themselves the seven Nations of Canada; I now nominate Abraham Ogden Commissioner to hold the said Treaty. It having become necessary to remove Sylvanus Walker, Inspector of the Revenue for the third Survey in the district of South...
I nominate James A. Thompson to be collector and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Yeocomico in Virginia vice Vincent Redman resigned. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
United States [New York] Gentlemen of the Senate, February 9th 1790. Among the persons appointed during your late Session, to offices under the national Government, there were some who declined serving. Their names and offices are specified in the first column of the annexed list. I supplied these Vacancies, agreeably to the Constitution, by temporary appointments; which you will find...