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I nominate His Excellency Arthur St Clair to be governor of the territory of the United States North West of the river Ohio for three years commencing from the end of his last appointment. At the same time I transmit you a number of petitions and other documents relative to this nomination. Solomon Sibley Esqr of the said territory to be a member of the Legislative council of the said...
I nominate, for confirmation, the following Gentlemen, who have been provisionally appointed, during the recess of the Senate in 1800— William Bainbridge, of Pennsa} Hugh G. Campbell, of S. Carolina} Promoted from Masters Commandants, To be Captains in the Navy. Benjamin Hillar of Massachusetts—Promoted from Lieutenant, To be a Master Commandant. John S K Cox, of Massachusetts, promoted from...
I nominate Carleton Walker to be Naval officer of the District of Wilmington North Carolina in the place of John Walker who has resigned DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I transmit to the Senate for their consideration & decision, a convention both in English and French, between the United States of America, & the French Republic, signed at Paris on the thirtieth day of September last, by the respective plenipotentiaries of the two powers. I also transmit to the Senate, three manuscript volumes containing the journal of our envoys. DNA : RG 46—Records of the...
I nominate John Jay Esqr. Govenor of the State of New York to be Chief Justice of the United States in the place of Oliver Elsworth who has resigned that office DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the following List of Gentlemen for Promotions and Appointments in the Army of the United States. Cavalry 2d: Lieutt. William Tharp 1st. Lieutt. vice Simmons, dismissed Artillerists and Engineers Major of the First Regiment, Lewis Tousard. Lieutenant Colonel Commandant of the Second Regiment First Regiment. Captain Moses Porter Major vice Tousard, promoted Lieutenant Jonathan...
In conformity with your request, in your resolution of the 19th of this month, I transmit you the instructions given to our late envoys, Extraordinary, & Ministers plenipotentiary to the French Republic. It is my request to the Senate, that these instructions may be considered in strict confidence, & returned to me, as soon as the Senate shall have made all the use of them, they may judge...
I nominate John Ellis and Adam Bingaman of Adams county—Alexander Montgomery & John Stampley of Pickering county & Flood McGrew of Washington County to be members of the legislative council in the Missisippi territory. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Samuel Dexter Secretary of War to be Secretary of the Treasury in the place of Oliver Wolcott who has asked and obtained leave to resign at the end of this year 1800. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Lewis Tousard Lieutenant Colonel of Artillerists & Engineers to be Inspector of Artillery under the Act of July 16th 1798 DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate John Stuart Kerr Esqr. a native of Philadelphia, now resident in the Phillippine Islands to be Consul of the United States for the city and island of Manilla in the dominion of the king of Spain DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Marmaduke Wait of Vermont Thomas W. Hooper of Boston & Presley N. O. Bannon of Virginia to be second Lieutenants in the marine corps. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate John Marshall Secretary of State to be a Chief Justice of the United States in the place of John Jay who has declined his appointment DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
In compliance with your request, signified in your resolution of the twentieth day of this month, I transmit you a report, made to me, by the Secretary of State, on the same day; a letter of our late envoy to him of the fourth of October last , an extract of a letter from our minister plenipotentiary in London to him of the 22d of November last, and an extract of another letter from the...
I nominate Roger Griswold Esqr member of the house of Representatives from Connecticut to be Secretary of war in the place of Samuel Dexter Esqr. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the Gentlemen in the following List to fill the Offices to which they are designated in it— Cavalry. Alexander Macomb, junr: New York— Second Lieutenant First Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers. Cadet Jared Brooks Lieutenant Robert Gray Pennsylvania Ditto Cadet Lewis Landais Ditto Cadet William Murray Ditto Cadet Joseph Cross Ditto Peter Lampkin Virginia Ditto
I nominate James A. Bayard, member of the house of Representatives from the State of Delaware to be minister plenipotentiary from the United States to the French republic DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Elizur Goodrich Esqr, member of the House of Representatives for Connecticut to be Collector of the Customs for New Haven in the place of David Austin deceased DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Henry Prebble Esqr. of Massachusetts to be Consul of the United States at Cadiz in Spain in the place of Mr. Iznardi John Jones Waldo of Massachusetts to be Consul Commercial Agent at Nantes in France Isaac Cox Barnet of New Jersey to be Consul Commercial Agent at Bourdeaux John M. Forbes of N York to be Consul Commercial Agent at Havre de Grace William Lee of Massachusetts to be...
I nominate the Honorable John Lowell Esqr of Massachusetts to be Chief Judge The Honorable Benjamin Bourne Esqr of Rhode Island and the Hon. Jeremiah Smith Esqr of New Hampshire to be judges of the first circuit under the act of Congress, in their present session, to provide for the more convenient organization of the courts of the United States John Davis Esqr. to be Judge of the district of...
I request of the Senate that the letter and journal of our late envoys to France and the copy of their instructions and other documents relative to that negotiation may be returned to me or to the Office of State. Printed Source--A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897. 10 vols. (Washington, 1896-1899)..
I nominate the Honorable Thomas Bee of South Carolina to be chief Judge The Honorable John Sitgreaves of North Carolina and the Hon. Joseph Clay Jun of Georgia to be judges in the fifth circuit of the United States. sixth Circuit William McClung Esqr of Kentucky to be a Circuit Judge in the sixth circuit of the United States The Hon Jacob Read Esqr. Senator from South Carolina to be Judge of...
I nominate the Hon. Elijah Paine of Vermont to be Judge of that district in the place of Judge Hitchcock promoted Thomas Gibbons of Georgia to be judge of that district in the place of Judge Clay promoted. Turell Tufts Esqr. our consull at Surrinam to be commercial Agent at L’Orient Thomas Aborn of Rhode Island to be commercial agent at Cayenne. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Louis C Baily of Maryland, now acting as Lieutenant on board of the eagle, to be promoted from the rank of midshipman to be a Lieutenant in the navy. Jacob Jones of Deleware a midshipman to be promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in the Navy. Robert Greenleaf of Rhode Island to be a second Lieutenant in the marine corps vice Lieutenant Bell resigned Robert Hamilton Nicholls of Mary...
I nominate the Hon. Philip Barton Key of Maryland to be chief Judge of the fourth Circuit in the place of the Hon Charles Lee who has declined his appointment Charles Magill Esqr of the West district of Virginia to be a judge of the fourth circuit DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate Edward William Tilghman Esqr of Pensylvania to be Chief Judge of the third circuit of the United States in the place of Jared Ingersoll Esqr., who for satisfactory reasons has declined his appointment DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
The President asks Leave to insert William instead of Edward Tilghman in the nomination. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate The Hon Thomas Johnson Esqr of Frederick in Maryland to be Chief Judge James Marshall Esqr of Alexandria and William Cranch Esqr of the city of Washington to be Assistant Judges of the territory of Columbia Thomas Swan Esqr of Alexandria to be Attorney for the district. I also nominate the three judges and Attorney to be justices of the peace in both Counties of the district James M...
I nominate Jonathan Russell Esqr of Bristol in Rhode Island to be a collector of the port of Bristol in that State Nathaniel Phillips Esqr of Warren to be Surveyor of the Port of Warren and Barrington. Samuel Bosworth Esqr to be Surveyor of the port of Bristol. DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.
I nominate the Hon. Frederick Frelinghausen Es. of N. Jersey to be Attorney of the U.S. for that district in the place of Lucius Horatio Stockton who has resigned that office DNA : RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.