George Washington Papers

From George Washington to the United States Senate, 9 December 1793

To the United States Senate

United States, Decemb: 9th 1793.

Gentlemen of the Senate,

I nominate Walter Stewart, to be Surveyor for the District of Philadelphia, and Inspector of the Revenue for the port of Philadelphia; vice William McPherson, appointed Naval Officer. and, Daniel Lionel Huger, of South Carolina, to be Marshall for the District of South Carolina; vice Isaac Huger, resigned.1

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LS, DNA: RG 46, Third Congress, 1793–95, Senate Records of Executive Proceedings, President’s Messages—Executive Nominations; LB, DLC:GW.

1The Senate approved these nominations on 10 Dec. (Senate 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 , 141). GW’s secretary Bartholomew Dandridge, Jr., wrote Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson on that date to convey GW’s request that Jefferson have the commissions prepared (DNA: RG 59, Miscellaneous Letters). Daniel Lionel Huger (1768–1798), Isaac Huger’s second son, served as marshal for about one year, resigning in late November or early December 1794.

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