To Albert Gallatin
July 2. 1803.
Th:J. to mr Gallatin
The arrangement you propose as to supervisors is approved. to wit
Vermont. the marshal to do the duties
New York. the Naval officer.
Rhode isld. either Nichols the Navl. officer of Newport, or Slocum the Surveyor. Newport has complained with reason that all general offices have been given to Providence, & none to Newport.
RC (NHi: Gallatin Papers); addressed: “Mr. Gallatin.” PrC (DLC). Recorded in SJL with notation “Supervisors.”
not to the loan officer: James Ewing was New Jersey’s commissioner of loans (Vol. 34:43n). TJ appointed Oliver Barnet marshal when John Heard became collector at Perth Amboy in 1802 (Vol. 33:183–4, 670, 679; Vol. 37:356, 697).