03 January 1791

GW at Philadelphia. GW wrote to the Senate nominating Abraham Ogden as Attorney for the United States in the District of N.J., which was confirmed the next day. GW also presented to Congress a copy of the N.J. legislature act, which gave jurisdiction of a lighthouse property in Monmouth County to the federal government.

Surveyor John Adlum and Dr. Reuben Gilder wrote GW asking for government appointments, but neither would receive a post from GW.

Diego de Gardoqui, the new Director of the Department of Commerce in Spain, sent a letter in which he announced his commitment to promoting the mutual interests of the States and Spain.


03 January 1791