George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Oliver Wolcott, Jr., 7 February 1797

Names of Persons recommended to vacant Offices.

c.7 February 1797

Richard Rogers to be Naval Officer for the District of New York, vice Benjn Walker resigned.

John Stockton to be Collector for the District of Delaware, vice George Bush decd—Also Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Wilmington.

Matthias E Sawyer, of [   ] to be Surveyor for the Port of Pasquotank River Bridge in the District of Camden, North Carolina & Inspector of the Revenue for the same Port,—vice Edmund Sawyer decd.

Morgan Brown to be Collector for the District of Tennessee, & Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Palmyra.

If the Senate consent to the appointment of John Stockton to be Collector, it is submitted that [          ] Bush be appointed Commissioner of Loans, vice John Stockton.

Respectfully submitted by

Oliv Wolcott Jr

DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.

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