George Washington Papers

From George Washington to the U.S. Senate, 2 February 1795

To the United States Senate

United States, Feby 2d 1795.

Gentlemen of the Senate,

I nominate Oliver Wolcott Junr to be Secretary for the Treasury Department of the United States, vice Alexander Hamilton, who has resigned that office.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 confirmed this nomination on 3 Feb. (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 , 171).

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