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From George Washington to United States Senate, 17 February 1797

Gentlemen of the Senate, United States February 17th 1797

I nominate the following Persons to fill the Offices annexed to their respective names.

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

John McNairy of the State of Tennessee to be Judge for the United States in the District of Tennessee.

Thomas Gray of the State of Tennessee, to be Attorney for the United States in the District of Tennessee.

Robert Hays of the State of Tennessee to be Marshal of & for the District of Tennessee.

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

Mathias E. Sawyer of North Carolina to be Surveyor for the Port of Pasquotank River Bridge in the District of Camden and Inspector of the Revenue for the same Port, vice Edmund Sawyer deceased.

Elias Backman a resident of Gottenburg in Sweden to be Consul for the United States at Gottenburg.

Isaac Cox Barnet of New Jersey now residing at Brest to be Consul for the United States at the Port of Brest.

Francis Childs late of New York now residing in Europe to be Consul for the United States at Genoa.

Conrad Frederick Wagner to be Consul for the United States at Trieste.

William Henry Lange of Georgia (heretofore nominated by mistake Henry William Lange) to be Surveyor for the District of Savanna, and Inspector of the Revenue for the Port of Savanna, vice James Benjamin Maxwell resigned.

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DNA: RG 46—Records of the U.S. Senate.

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