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I thank you for your address, and for the assurances, which it contains of attention to the several Matters suggested by me to your consideration. Relying on the continuance of your exertions for the public good, I anticipate, for our Country, the salutary effects of upright and prudent Counsels. LB , DLC:GW . For the address of the Senate, see GW to the United States Senate and House of...
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...
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.
I nominate David Russell of the State of Vermont to be Inspector of South Hero in the District of Vermont. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Rufus King, of New York, to be the minister Plenipotentiary of the United States at the Court of Great Britain, in the room of Thomas Pinckney, who desires to be recalled. David Humphreys, of Connecticut, to be the minister Plenipotentiary of the United States at the Court of Spain; William Short, the Resident Minister to that Court having having desired to be recalled. DNA : RG...
I nominate Oliver Bowen, of Georgia, to be Marshal of the district of Georgia in the room of Thomas Glasscock, resigned. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
In the nominations that were submitted to you on Friday the 17th instant, the name of William Henry Lange of Georgia was inserted, by mistake, contrary to my intention. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate James McDowell to be Inspector of the Revenue for the sixth survey in the District of virginia vice James Brackenridge resigned. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Thomas Nelson to be Attorney for the United States in the District of Virginia, vice Alexander Campbell, who has resigned that Office. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I nominate Benjamin Hawkins, Andrew Pickens and James Winchester, to be Commissioners for ascertaining and marking the Boundary lines, agreeably to Treaties, between the United States and the Indian Nations. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Enoch Sawyer of North Carolina to be Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Plankbridge on Sawyers Creek in North Carolina. Frederick B. Sawyer, of North Carolina, to be Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Newbiggen Creek in North Carolina. Levy Blount, of North Carolina to be Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Plymouth in North Carolina. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I nominate Simeon De Witt, of New York, to be Surveyor General. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate John Quincy Adams, at present Minister Resident of the United States at the Hague, to be their Minister Plenipotentiary at Lisbon. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
I nominate Nicholas Rousselet of the State of New Hampshire to be Consul for the United States of America at the Colony of Essequebo and Demarara. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate John McIntosh to be Collector and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Brunswick, in the State of Georgia, in the room of Christopher Hillary deceased: and Stephen Skinner to be Surveyor and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Hartford in the State of North Carolina, in the room of Josiah Murdaugh resigned. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate James Simpson, at present Consul of the United States at Gibraltar, to be their consul for the Kingdom of Morocco. John S.M. Matthieu, to be their Consul at the City of Naples. Francis Coffyn, to be their Consul at Dunkirk. James Holmes, to be their Consul at Belfast in the Kingdom of Ireland. George Knox, to be their Consul at Kingston upon Hull in England. DNA : RG 46—Records of...
I nominate Robert Troup of New–York to be District Judge for the United States, in the District of New–York, vice John Laurance who has resigned. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Charles Marsh, of Vermont, to be Attorney for the United States in the District of Vermont; vice Amos Marsh, resigned. and Joseph Cloud, of the State of Delaware, to be Melter & Refiner at the Mint of the United States. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Anthony Walton White of New Jersey to be Surveyor for the agred Port of New Brunswick and Inspector of the Revenue for the same. DNA .
I nominate Nicholas Way, of the State of Delaware, to be Treasurer of the Mint of the United States; vice Tristram Dalton, who has resigned. LB , DLC:GW . Nicholas Way (c.1747-1797) was a physician and member of the American Philosophical Society.
I nominate William Vans Murray of Maryland to be Minister Resident of the United States of America to the United Netherlands. Allan McLean of Delaware, to be Collector for the District of Delaware and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Wilmington. John Gibbons of Georgia, to be Surveyor for the Port of Savannah and Inspector of the Revenue for the same. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S....
I nominate Harrison Gray Otis, of Massachusetts, to be the Attorney of the United States for that District. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
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.
I nominate David Russell of the State of Vermont to be Collector of South Hero in the District of Vermont, vice Stephen Heyes, superseded. DLC : Papers of George Washington.
The President of the United States to Senator for the State of . It appearing to me proper that the Senate of the United States should be convened on Saturday the fourth day of March instant; You are desired to attend in the Chamber of the Senate on that day at eleven OClock in the forenoon to receive any communications which the President of the United States may then have to lay before You,...
United States Gentlemen of the Senate. September 29th 1789. I nominate William Carmichael as Charge des affaires from the United States of America to the Court of Spain. LS , DNA : RG 46, First Congress, Records of Executive Proceedings, President’s Messages—Executive Nominations.
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...
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 lay before you the communications of a deputation from the Cherokee Nation of Indians now in this City. And I request your advice, whether an additional Article shall be made to the Cherokee treaty, to the following effect—to wit. That the sum to be paid annually by the United States to the Cherokee nation of Indians, in consideration of the relinquishment of lands, as stated in the treaty...