United States December 4. 1799.
Gentlemen of the Senate,
I nominate John Hall of Pennsylvania to be Marshal of that district, in the room of William Nicholls resigned: and
David Mead Randolph, the present marshal of the district of Virginia, for the term of four years, to commence on the fifteenth instant, when his existing commission will expire.
DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.