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DRAFT OF PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE TRANSMITTING VERMONT APPOINTMENTS 1 - Thomas Jefferson, The Works, vol. 6 (Correspondence 1789-1792) 
The Works of Thomas Jefferson, Federal Edition (New York and London, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1904-5). Vol. 6.
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DRAFT OF PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE TRANSMITTING VERMONT APPOINTMENTS1
[Mar. 4, 1791.]
Gentlemen of the Senate:
The ‘act for the admission of the state of Vermont into this Union’ having fixed on this, as the day of it’s admission, it was thought that this would also be the first day on which any officer of the Union might legally perform any act of authority relating to that state. I therefore required your attendance to receive nominations of the several officers necessary to put the federal government into motion in that state.
For this purpose I nominate &c.
[1 ]See Journals of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate, I, 80.