To the United States Senate
United States [Philadelphia]
February 18th 1793
Gentlemen of the Senate.
Samuel Tredwell, to be Collector and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Edenton, in North Carolina, and Inspector of Survey No. 2. in the District of North Carolina; vice, Thomas Benbury, deceased.1
William Munson, to be Surveyor of the Port of New Haven, in Connecticut, vice, Hezekiah Rogers, resigned—and to be Inspector of the Revenue for the same; vice, Jonathan Fitch (the Collector) who was, through a mistake in transcribing the names, nominated and appointed Inspector, in the last Session of the Senate.2
Edward Weyman, to be Surveyor and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Charleston, in South Carolina, vice, Edward Weyman Senr—deceased.3
George Nicholas, to be Attorney for the United States in the Kentucky District; vice William Murray, resigned.4
LS, in Tobias Lear’s writing, DNA: RG 46, Second Congress, 1791–1793, Senate Records of Executive Proceedings, President’s Messages—Executive Nominations; LB, DLC:GW.
4. GW first appointed George Nicholas to be U.S. district attorney for Kentucky in 1789 (GW to U.S. Senate, 24 Sept. 1789; Executive Journal, description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America: From the commencement of the First, to the termination of the Nineteenth Congress. Vol. 1. Washington, D.C., 1828. description ends 1:32). The U.S. Senate consented to the nominations of Tredwell, Weyman, and Nicholas on 19 Feb. but postponed confirmation of Munson until 20 Feb. (ibid., 129–30).