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United States [New York] Gentlemen of the Senate, March 30th 1790. I nominate the following persons to fill the Offices which are affixed to their respective names—viz. Rufus Putnam, to be one of the Judges in the Western Territory, in the place of Samuel Holden Parsons deceased. James Brown, to be Attorney for the United States in the District of Kentucky, in the place of George Nicholas who...
United States [New York] Gentlemen of the Senate April 28th 1790 I nominate George Wray to be Collector of the port of Hampton in the State of Virginia in the place of Jacob Wray resigned: also John McCullough to be Surveyor of the port of Swansborough in the District of Wilmington and William Benson to be Surveyor of the port of Windsor in the District of Edenton, both in the State of North...
United States [New York] Gentlemen of the Senate, May 25th 1790. I nominate the following persons to fill the offices affixed to their names—viz. Samuel Jasper, to be Surveyor of the Port of Currituck-Inlet in the State of North Carolina. Nathaniel Wilkins, to be Collector of the Port of Cherry Stone in the State of Virginia, in the place of George Savage, who has resigned. Henry Deering, to...
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...
United States [New York] Gentleman of the Senate, June 2nd 1790. The Troops at present in service consisting of one regiment of Infantry and one Battalion of artillery were apportioned by the acts of the former Congress on the States of Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania; and as the Officers of said troops are in actual service, I nominate them, as in the list...
United States [New York] Gentlemen of the Senate, June 4th 1790. I nominate the following persons to be Consuls and Vice-Consuls of the United States of America for the Ports which are affixed to their names. viz. Cadiz  Richard Harrison of Virginia to be Consul of the United States of America for the Port of Cadiz in the Kingdom of Spain, and for such parts of the said Kingdom as shall be...
In pursuance of the law lately passed for giving effect to an Act entitled “An Act to establish the Judicial Courts of the United States,” within the State of North Carolina—I nominate the following persons to fill the Judicial Offices in that district. viz. William R. Davie to be Judge— John Sitgreaves to be Attorney—and John Skinner to be Marshall of the district of North Carolina. I...
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. LS , DNA : RG 46, First Congress, 1789–91, Records of Executive Proceedings, President’s Messages—Executive Nominations; LB , DLC:GW . William Drayton died on 18 May 1790. For Thomas Bee’s application for the office, see...
United States [New York] Gentlemen of the Senate, June 14th 1790. I nominate the following persons to be Collectors, Naval-Officers and Surveyors of the Ports of New Port and Providence in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations—viz. William Ellery to be Collector, } of New-Port. Robert Crooke to be Naval-Officer, Daniel Lyman to be Surveyor Jeremiah Olney to be Collector, } of...
United States [New York] Gentlemen of the Senate, June 23d 1790 In my nomination of persons for Consular appointments on the 4th of the present month, the name of James instead of Joseph Fenwick was by mistake laid before you to be Consul for the port of Bourdeaux. LB , DLC:GW . See GW to the U.S. Senate, 4 June 1790 .