George Washington Papers

From George Washington to the United States Senate, 23 June 1790

To the United States Senate

United States [New York]

Gentlemen of the Senate,June 23d 1790

In my nomination of persons for Consular appointments on the 4th of the present month, the name of James instead of Joseph Fenwick was by mistake laid before you to be Consul for the port of Bourdeaux.1

G. Washington

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