George Washington Papers

From George Washington to the United States Senate, 16 September 1789

To the United States Senate

United States, 16 September 1789. Nominates Lemuel Wyatt as collector of customs for Reheboth, Massachusetts.

LS, DNA: RG 46, First Congress, Records of Executive Proceedings, President’s Messages—Executive Nominations; LB, DLC:GW.

This message was delivered to the Senate by Tobias Lear. Wyatt’s appointment was confirmed by the Senate on the same day (DHFC description begins Linda Grant De Pauw et al., eds. Documentary History of the First Federal Congress of the United States of America, March 4, 1789-March 3, 1791. 20 vols. to date. Baltimore, 1972–. description ends , 2:40).

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