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The ‘Act for the admission of the state of Vermont into this union’ having fixed on this, as the day of it’s admission, it was thought that this would also be the first day on which any officer of the Union might legally perform any act of authority relating to that state. I therefore required your attendance to recieve nominations of the several officers necessary to put the federal...
Arrangement made by the President of the United States, with respect to the subdivisions of the several districts thereof into surveys, the appointment of officers, and the assignment of compensations, pursuant to the act of Congress, passed the third day of March, 1791, entitled “An act repealing, after the last day of June next, the duties heretofore laid upon distilled spirits, imported...
Gentlemen of the Senate The pacific measures which were adopted for establishing peace between the U.S. and the North Western Indians, having proved ineffectual, and the military operations which thereon became necessary, tho’ successful in the first instances, being otherwise in the last as was stated to you in my communication of instant, it behoves us to look forward in time to the further...
Your house has been pleased to communicate to me their resolutions, purporting a decision by them that it is expedient &c. From whence an implication arises that in their opinion they might have decided that no such appointments were expedient. After mature consideration and consultation, I am of opinion that the constitution has made the President the sole competent judge to what places...
I now lay before you a letter from the Secretary of State, covering the copy of one from the Governor of Virginia with the several papers therein referred to, on the subject of the boundary between that State and the territory of the United States, south of the Ohio. It will remain with the Legislature to take such measures as it shall think best for settling the said boundary with that State,...
I was led, by a consideration of the qualifications of Patterson of New Jersey to nominate him an associate justice of the Supreme court of the US. It has since occurred that he was a member of the Senate when the act creating that office was passed and that the time for which he was elected had not yet expired. I think it my duty therefore to declare that I deem the nomination to have been...
Having, according to a resolution of the House of Representatives of February 23. 1791. given in to that House a Report on the privileges and restrictions on the commerce of the United States in foreign Countries, I think it my duty to lay a Copy of it before the Senate, and have the honor of being with the most perfect respect Sir Your most obedient and Most humble Servt. RC ( DNA : RG 46,...
I trust I do not deceive myself, while I indulge the persuasion, that I have never met you at any period, when, more than at the present, the situation of our public affairs has afforded just cause for mutual congratulation, and for inviting you to join with me in profound gratitude to the Author of all good, for the numerous and extraordinary blessings we enjoy. The termination of the long,...
I lay before you for your consideration a treaty of peace which has been negociated by General Wayne, on behalf of the United States, with all the late hostile tribes of Indians, North West of the river Ohio; together with the instructions, which were given to General Wayne, and the proceedings at the place of treaty. LS , DNA : RG 46, entry 54; LB , DLC:GW . For the 3 Aug. 1795 Treaty of...
I nominate Timothy Pickering, to be Secretary for the Department of State; vice Edmund Randolph, resigned. and Charles Lee, of Virginia, to be Attorney General of the United States; vice William Bradford, deceased. LS , DNA : RG 46, Records of Executive Proceedings, President’s Messages—Executive Nominations; LB , DLC:GW .