United States February 27th 1797.
Gentlemen of the Senate,
I nominate William Vans Murray of Maryland to be Minister Resident of the United States of America to the United Netherlands.
Allan McLean of Delaware, to be Collector for the District of Delaware and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Wilmington.
John Gibbons of Georgia, to be Surveyor for the Port of Savannah and Inspector of the Revenue for the same.
DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.