George Washington Papers

From George Washington to the United States Senate, 14 February 1794

To the United States Senate

United States February 14. 1794.

Gentlemen of the Senate,

I nominate Edwards St Loe Livermore, of New Hampshire, to be Attorney for the United States in the District of New Hampshire; vice Samuel Sherburne junr resigned.1

Go: Washington

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

1For John Samuel Sherburne’s resignation, see his letter to GW of 30 Aug. 1793. GW nominated him in 1789 as being “Saml Sherburne junior” (GW to U.S. Senate, 24 Sept. 1789). For Senate confirmation of Livermore’s appointment, see 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 , 148.

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