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From George Washington to the United States Senate, 11 June 1790

To the United States Senate

United States [New York]

Gentlemen of the Senate,June 11th 1790.

I nominate Thomas Bee to be Judge of the South-Carolina district, in the place of William Drayton deceased.1

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LS, DNA: RG 46, First Congress, 1789–91, Records of Executive Proceedings, President’s Messages—Executive Nominations; LB, DLC:GW.

1William Drayton died on 18 May 1790. For Thomas Bee’s application for the office, see Bee to GW, 23 May 1790.

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